Taylorism

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[ tey-luh-riz-uh m ]
/ ˈteɪ ləˌrɪz əm /
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noun

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

Origin of Taylorism

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

Taylorism

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[ tey-luh-riz-uh m ]
/ 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.

Origin of Taylorism

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

Also called New Haven theology.

Related formsTay·lor·ite [tey-luh-rahyt] /ˈteɪ ləˌraɪt/, noun

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