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                                                               when,  globally,  profit-oriented  organizations

              Management                                       struggle  with  objectives  to  reduce  costs,
                                                               increase  sales  or  improved  productivity
                                                               repeatedly. It accumulates that, in a global and
              nowadays                                         highly competitive economy, multiple sectors

                                                               work  with  tiny  margins  that  quickly  put

                                                               c o m m e r c i a l   m a r g i n s   i n   d e fi c i t .
                                                                   According  to  Taylor  (1998),  scientific

                                                               management  involves  a  mental  revolution
              Evolving and still                               concerning  people's  commitment  to  the

              present                                          organization to meet their duties, co-workers,
                                                               and  bosses.  He  also  concluded  that  this
                                                               a t t i t u d e   s h o u l d   b e   a p p l i e d   b y   t h e
             In  a  quick  approach,  one  can  say  that
         scientific management has its foundation on            organization's  managers  –  the  business
         the "application of a set of knowledge obtained       owner, the CEO, or even the board of directors
         by  applying  the  scientific  method  to  the         for proper scientific management.

         management  of  formal  organizations."  The              Other  managers  have  explored  and
         easiest part is done! Now, it matters to assess       developed this theory to find the best way to
         whether  there  is  another  approach  to             maximize  companies'  performance.

         management in an era in which new sciences,           Nowadays,  the  principle  of  scientific
         methodologies,  and  uses  arise,  such  as           m a n a g e m e n t   h a s   e v o l v e d   t o w a r d s


         informatization ERP automation Business               productivity.  One  can  obtain  success  by


         Intelligence Robotic  Process  Automation,            controlling  all  factors  in  the  workplace  and
         digital  transformation.  These,  among  others,      considering  the  contribution  of  each
         are part of the daily lexicon of practically every    employee's welfare and development.
         company. Is it possible for a modern company
         n o t   t o   u s e   s c i e n t i fi c   m a n a g e m e n t   However,  today,  strict  application  of  the
         mechanisms or solutions somehow built upon            Classical Theory of Administration (School of
         it nowadays?                                          Scientific  Administration  and  Anatomical
                                                               Current  or  Physiologist,  developed  by
             Establishing the best way to organize and
         manage organizations (The One Best Way) is            Frederick  Winslow  Taylor  and  Henri  Fayol    ,
         the  purpose  of  scientific  management               respectively)  may  be  considered  unfeasible.

         identified by Frederick Winslow Taylor      at the     This possibility may occur because it focuses
         end of the XIX century to increase productivity.      its analysis exclusively on the organization's
         Analyzing  and  establishing  workflow                 internal  variables,  which  is  currently
         processes  seems  evident  to  us  nowadays,          unthinkable!

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