1909
1909

Arnold van Gennep

In his seminal work, Rites of Passage, van Gennep studied human ceremonies from many cultures that marked the passage from one stage of life to another, first articulating the concept..Read more

1911
1911

Frederick Winslow Taylor

The imprint of Taylor’s Scientific Management Theory can be found in all aspects of management theory as he was the first person to look at work as something to be..Read more

1912
1912

Henry Laurence Gantt

Gantt’s scheduling tool, known as the Gantt Chart, has been and still is a standard project management planning and scheduling tool. His views on worker compensation were forerunners of the..Read more

1915
1915

Karl Emil Maximilian Weber

Weber was considered one of the principal architects of modern social science, contributing to our understanding of culture, motivation, power and how change happens. Max Weber was a German sociologist,..Read more

1922
1922

Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Sr. and Lillian Evelyn Moller Gilbreth

The Gilbreths’ time and motion studies, as well as their consideration of the human factors operating in the workplace, contributed to many aspects of modern management theory, including Activity-Based Costing..Read more

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