Taylored Lives: Narrative Productions in the Age of Taylor, Veblen, and Ford

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Scientific management: Technology spawned it, Frederick Winslow Taylor championed it, Thorstein Veblen dissected it, Henry Ford implemented it. By the turn of the century, practical visionaries prided themselves on having arrived at "the one best way" both to increase industrial productivity and to regulate the vagaries of human behavior. Nothing escaped the efficiency craze, and in this vivid, wide-ranging book, Martha Banta explores its effect on the culture at large. To the Taylorists, everthing needed tidying up: ...

Taylored Lives: Narrative Productions in the Age of Taylor, Veblen, and Ford 1995, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226037028

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Taylored Lives: Narrative Productions in the Age of Taylor, Veblen, and Ford 1993, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226037011

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