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The Notion of General Management
Uppsala University, Humanistisk-samhällsvetenskapliga vetenskapsområdet, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Business Studies.
2007 (English)Book (Other scientific)
Abstract [en]

The notion of general management makes a direct and decisive impact on the lives of millions of people around the world. Hardly anybody is unaffected by Henri Fayol's notion of general management, and many depend on it for their living. But few recognize the immense influence - or the unfeasibility - of Fayol's top-down perspective. There are many Fayolists, who disown Frederick Taylor's bottom-up approach to management from sheer habit. What if Taylor was right after all?

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Liber, Copenhagen Business School Press, Universitetsforlaget, Malmö , 2007. , 117 p.
Keyword [en]
Management, general management, Henri Fayol, Frederick Taylor, leadership
National Category
Business Administration
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-13720ISBN: 978-91-47-08806-5OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-13720DiVA: diva2:41490
Available from: 2008-01-25 Created: 2008-01-25

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