The Origin of Management is Sustainability: Recovering an Alternative Foundation for Management

2020-07-30T00:40:52Z (GMT) by Stephen Cummings Todd Bridgman
Management's origins are conventionally traced to F.W Taylor's Scientific Management - an efficiency driven worldview now superseded by a concern for sustainability. We argue the opposite: it was a concern for sustainability that made Scientific Management. Regarding this as the origin and underlying purpose of management studies could spark significant innovation.

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