the application of scientific methods to the problem of obtaining maximum efficiency in industrial work or the like.
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a modified form of Calvinism that maintains that every person has a free will, and that makes a distinction between depravity, as the tendency to commit sins, and sin, as a voluntary choice of evil actions.
- Also called New Haven theology.
- Tay·lor·ite [tey-luh-rahyt], /ˈteɪ ləˌraɪt/, noun
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They have branded Taylorism and Cassism as unworthy of support.Charles Sumner; his complete works; Volume 2 (of 20) | Charles Sumner