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Scientific Management

Author: Sadie Pendaz

This lesson will discuss scientific management and the McDonalidization of society

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Terms to Know
  • George Ritzer

    American sociologist who studies American patterns of consumption, as well as globalization and social theory. Ritzer developed the "McDonaldization of Society" in a book of the same name.

  • McDonaldization of Society

    The idea that many aspects of life are modeled after the approach taken by the restaurant chain. There are four main principles: 1) Efficiency, 2) Predictability, 3) Uniformity, 4) Control.

  • Scientific Management (Taylorism)

    The application of scientific principles to analyze workflow and efficiency in business and production.