Journal of Management History (Archive): Volume 1 Issue 1


Table of contents

F.W. Taylor’s lecture on management, 4th June 1907: An introduction

Charles D. Wrege

Introduces Frederick W. Taylor′s lecture on his “task”system of management, given at his home, “Boxly”, in 1907and recorded by his friend Morris Cooke as the basis for part of…


Report of a lecture by and questions put to Mr F.W. Taylor: a transcript

Provides transcript of Frederick W. Taylor′s 1907 lecture on his“task” system of management. Sets out to show its advantagesover traditional personal initiative styles, suggesting…


The use of case studies in public administrative education in the USA

David H. Rosenbloom

In the USA, there is sustained interest in the use of case studiesin public administrative education in management and administrative lawdates from the 1940s. Public…


Policy analysis in historical perspective

Ira Sharkansky

Policy analysis derives from a long tradition of assessing theactivities of government. The most sophisticated analyses aredistinguished by their concern to identify linkages…


The history of management: a global perspective

Wolfgang Pindur, Sandra E. Rogers, Pan Suk Kim

Contemporary management theory is not a single theory. By its verynature, management is a complex process and a multidisciplinary field ofstudy. Contemporary management is a…


The other John Brown and the Blackstone Canal

John Trinkaus

John Brown, a colonial American merchant‐adventurer, was unwillingto settle for the status quo. The Blackstone Canal typifies his interestin anticipating – and even precipitating…




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