Both Taylor and Fayol wanted to improve the efficiency of work through the systematic approach to management problems. At this stage, it may be worthwhile to establish the relationship between Taylor’s and Fayol’s point of view as both of them attempted to develop the rational approach to management. Both of them had practical experience and had systematically developed the management principles. After analyzing deeply we find that both are complimentary to each other and there exist lot of similarity between the both points of views.
Similarities between Taylor’s and Fayol’s point of view: Following are the points of similarities between the both points of views:
Differences between Fayol’s and Taylor’s contribution:
Following are the points of differences between Fayol’s and Taylor’s contributions:
Higher Management Level
Shop Floor Level
Wider as principles are applicable to all types of management.
Narrower, as is applied to factory level only.
Overall efficiency can be achieved by observing principles.
Efficiency through work simplification and standardization.
Personal experiences translated into universal truths.
Scientific observation and measurement.
Efficiency of managers
Asks, workers, and supervisors
Father of modern management
Father of scientific management
Production and engineering
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