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Taylorism

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[ tey-luh-riz-uhm ]
/ 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.
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Origin of Taylorism

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

Other definitions 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

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

OTHER WORDS FROM Taylorism

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