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HOW TAYLORS FOUR PRINICIPLES OF SCIENTIFIC MANAGEMENT APPLY
Transcript of HOW TAYLORS FOUR PRINICIPLES OF SCIENTIFIC MANAGEMENT APPLY
scientific management / taylorism can be defined as a management theory that analysis work flows to improve efficiency, especially labour.
It was developed by Fredrick winslow Taylor.
It dominated the manufacturing industry in the 1880s and 1890s.
HISTORY OF McDonald
McDonalds is the most well known fast food restaurant chain in the world.
It was founded in the 1940s by the two McDonald brothers namely Richard and Maurice McDonalds.
it has over 35000 restaurants and employes more than 1.7 million people.
it serves about 68 million people a day.
TAYLORS 4 PRINCIPLES OF SCIENTIFIC MANAGEMENT
McDonalds achieves their marketing domination through mastery of a system which is engineered and executed according to a tight technological discipline that ensures fast, clean, reliable service.
Firstly, McDonald ensures of every product to be of high quality in restaurants.
Their are standards and regulations from each and every individual right firm.
There are machines that control the amount of material and cook time.
2 steps application for potential crew members.
phase 1: is an online application.
phase 2: if successful candidates will be invited to a restaurant for an on job evaluate.
The 1st stage of training is at the welcome meeting where the company standards and expectations are explained.
This is followed by a structured training program that provides training in all areas of the business .
Majority of training is on the job training.
HOW TAYLORS FOUR PRINICIPLES OF SCIENTIFIC MANAGEMENT APPLY TO McDONALDS
Develop a science for each element of an individuals work to replace the old rule of thumb method
Scientifically select, train,teach and develop workers
Divide responsibilities equally between management and workers where management get to do the work for which it is better suited for.
heartily cooperate with the workers to ensure that all work is done in accordance with the principle of science that has been selected.
*Pay by performance"-philosophy
*Recogntion program for employees,
*Employee of The Month"
*Circle of Excellence Award"
*In house promotions
Equal separation of responsibilities between management and employees
Managers take up a monitoring role in stores, in charge with performance of the stores, products and procedures within the store
Responsible for reporting performance of the store to the central office
While workers are in the front-line of production in the stores
The principle of scientific management has made a powerful contribution towards increasing efficiency
McDonalds=a very excellent example
Principle of scientific management still continues to play a very important role in the 21st century.
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2.)McDonalds corporate website, 2008. retrieved on March 20th 2016 from http:// www.macdonlads.com
3) MacDonalds Canada website, www.aboutmacdonalds.com, retrieved 14th March 2016