What Caused The 50x Manual Worker Revolution Boom Is Surprising - Deepstash

What Caused The 50x Manual Worker Revolution Boom Is Surprising

In 1898, Taylor was hired by Bethlehem Steel to make its 600 shovelers more productive. So, he endeavored to create a science of shoveling.

First, Taylor questioned basic assumptions:

For a first-class shoveler there is a given shovel load at which he will do his biggest day’s work. What is this shovel load? Will a first-class man do more work per day with a shovel load of 5 pounds, 10 pounds, 15 pounds, 20, 25, 30, or 40 pounds?

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A daydreamer who's really into psychology, philosophy & novels.

I tried to summarize a 30 minute article on Taylor, Ford & The Productivity Experiment on medium in 10 minutes. I found the article very fascinating, so why not post it on Deepstash?

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