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    Management Approaches: Henry Fayola and Lillian Gilbreth

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    5. How will you be able to use the classical approach to management in your job as a manager?

    6. How does Henri Fayolâ??s contribution to management differ from the contributions of Frank and Lillian Gilbreth?

    7. Discuss the primary limitation of the classical approach to management. Would this approach be more significant to manager of today than managers would in the more distant past? Explain.

    8. What is the â??systems approachâ?? to management? How do the concepts of closed and open systems relate to this approach?

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    5. How will you be able to use the classical approach to management in your job as a manager?

    As a manager, the classical approach to management takes complex tasks and breaks them down into their components. I will use classical management by breaking down the projects my task force teams are working on, so that I can assign individual team members to the components of not only the projects, but the tasks which comprise the projects.

    6. How does Henri Fayol's contribution to management differ from the contributions of Frank and Lillian Gilbreth?

    Henri Fayol's perspective on management that focuses on managers and the functions they perform.
    Foyol felt successful managers had to understand the basic ...

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    Henri Fayol's perspective on management that focuses on managers and the functions they perform.
    Foyol felt successful managers had to understand the basic managerial functions of planning, organizing, commanding (leading), coordinating, and controlling. Fayol's focus was on the manager while the work of Frank and Lillian Gilbreth focused on the ...

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