Dictionary.com

Taylorism

1
[ tey-luh-riz-uhm ]
/ ˈteɪ ləˌrɪz əm /
Save This Word!

noun

the application of scientific methods to the problem of obtaining maximum efficiency in industrial work or the like.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE 12 TYPES OF VERB TENSES!

Loosen up your grammar muscles because it’s time to test your knowledge on verb tenses!
Question 1 of 6
The verb tenses can be split into which 3 primary categories?

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of Taylorism

1
1925–30; after Frederick W. Taylor; see -ism

Definition for Taylorism (2 of 2)

Taylorism2
[ tey-luh-riz-uhm ]
/ ˈteɪ ləˌrɪz əm /

noun

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.

Origin of Taylorism

2
After Nathaniel William Taylor (1786–1858), U.S. theologian; see -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM Taylorism

Tay·lor·ite [tey-luh-rahyt], /ˈteɪ ləˌraɪt/, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use Taylorism in a sentence

FEEDBACK