The Psychology of Management

The Function of the Mind in Determining, Teaching and Installing Methods of Least Waste

Author: L.M. Gilbreth
Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 85,193 / 271 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 55.5
LoC Category: BF
Downloads: 4,060
Added to site: 2005.07.11
mnybks.net#: 10925
Genre: Psychology
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fitted to occupy the attention of the beginner, as well as the more experienced, because it is a most excellent place to start the study of management. A careful study of the relations of psychology to management should develop in the student a method of attack in learning his selected life work that should help him to grasp quickly the orderly array of facts that the other variables, as treated by the great managers, bring to him.

PURPOSE OF THIS BOOK.--It is scarcely necessary to mention that this book can hope to do little more than arouse an interest in the subject and point the way to the detailed books where such an interest can be more deeply aroused and more fully satisfied.

WHAT THIS BOOK WILL NOT DO.--It is not the purpose of this book to give an exhaustive treatment of psychology. Neither is it possible in this book to attempt to give a detailed account of management in general, or of the Taylor plan of "Scientific Management" so-called, in particular. All of the literature on the su

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