Frederick Winslow Taylor

Mechanical Engineer, Author

1856 – 1915

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Who was Frederick Winslow Taylor?

Frederick Winslow Taylor was an American mechanical engineer who sought to improve industrial efficiency. He is regarded as the father of scientific management and was one of the first management consultants. Taylor was one of the intellectual leaders of the Efficiency Movement and his ideas, broadly conceived, were highly influential in the Progressive Era.

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Born
Mar 20, 1856
Germantown
Also known as
  • Frederick Taylor
Parents
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Phillips Exeter Academy
  • University of Pennsylvania
Employment
  • Tuck School of Business
Lived in
  • Pennsylvania
Died
Mar 21, 1915
Philadelphia
Resting place
West Laurel Hill Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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