The Philosophy of Management

@inproceedings{Sheldon1980ThePO,
  title={The Philosophy of Management},
  author={Oliver J. Sheldon},
  year={1980}
}
The period 1890-1940 marks the first systematic attempt to analyze and understand how commercial organizations function. Prior to this period, most attention had been focused on inputs into business - specifically the three factors of production: land, labour and capital - and to a much lesser extent, on the products and services they produced and sold. Now, businessmen and social scientists alike began turning their attention to the organization itself: how it was formed, how it was organized… Expand
66 Citations