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Weber's timeline Agenda Weber's works Weber's theories 1864 1882-1884 1889 1888 1890 1893 1894 1897 1900 1903 1905 1912 1914-1916 1918 1920 Weber's influences 1898 Enrolled the
of Heidelberg Joined a new professional
association of German
economists Earned his law
doctorate Got married with
his distant cousin Professor of political economy in Freiburg Weber's father died Sanatarium and went to Italy with his wife Organised a left
- wing party Joined the worker and soldier
council of Heidelberg Headed first German
university institute
of sociology Weber died of flu Resigned his position as a professor Max Weber Weber's timeline Thank you. By Alyona and Nam "The fate of our times is characterized by rationalization and intellectualisation and, above all, by the disenchantment of the world." Born in Germany in 1864 He went to university and
became a professor He suffered a mental breakdown in 1897 that left him unable to work for 5 years In 1905, he published his most famous work, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism He returned to teaching in
1918 and died in 1920 He is considered the father of modern sociology Bureaucracy theory Occupation Educator, Philosopher, Scholar, Anti-War Activist, Economist, Literary Critic, Political Scientist, Journalist, Sociologist Application of Weber's theories Weber's major works Weber's theories Weber's theory of bureaucracy Weber's theory of rationalization Brief summary Weber's influences http://education-portal.com/academy/lesson/bureaucracy-max-webers-theory-of-impersonal-management.html Bureaucracy video Weber portrayed the modern individual as 'only a small cog in a ceaselessly moving mechanism that prescribes to him an endlessly routine of march' Weber revisited: the 'McDonaldisation' of society Bureaucracy's darkest hour: killing 11 million people in the Nazi Genocide Bureaucracy: An organizational model rationally designed to perform complex tasks efficiently 6 characteristics of a bureaucracy Specialization
Hierarchy of offices
Rules and regulations
Technical competence
Formal, written communications Weber used the phrase rationalization of society to denote the historical change from tradition to rationality as the dominant mode of human thought References http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max_Weber http://sociology.about.com/od/Profiles/p/Max-Weber.htm http://www.biography.com/people/max-weber-9526066 http://suite101.com/article/max-weber-biography-a54103 http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/638565/Max-Weber http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/weber/ http://www.econlib.org/library/Enc/bios/Weber.html How did capitalism emerge? Rationality: Deliberate, matter-of-fact calculation of the most efficient way to accomplish a particular goal Weber considered capitalism as the essence of rationality, since capitalists pursue profit in eminently rational ways. Is Adolf Hitler rational?
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