Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Lyndall Urwick, Management PioneerA Biography$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Edward Brech, Andrew Thomson, and John F. Wilson

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199541966

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541966.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 12 November 2019

Later Writings

Later Writings

Chapter:
(p.177) 9 Later Writings
Source:
Lyndall Urwick, Management Pioneer
Author(s):

Edward Brech

Andrew Thomson (Contributor Webpage)

John F. Wilson (Contributor Webpage)

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541966.003.0010

This chapter covers a selection of Urwick's writings from the Second World War onwards. There are twelve subsections, some dealing with individual books, others topic areas, and in all covering a very wide range of areas within management. It starts with an edited book of Mary Parker Follett's writings, ‘Dynamic Administration’, moves to perhaps his best‐known book (jointly with Edward Brech) ‘The Making of Scientific Management’, then to his synthesis of theory, ‘Elements of Administration’. These are followed by a section on leadership, ‘The Pattern of Management’, his excellent work on management pioneers, ‘The Golden Book of Management’, ‘Notes on the Theory of Organization’, and ‘Staff in Organizations’. Finally, there are sections on management as a profession, management education, personnel management, and semantics, his participation in the debate about the meaning of the term ‘organization’.

Keywords:   management theory, organization theory, dynamic administration, scientific management, management history, leadership, staff in organizations, semantics, management education, personnel management

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .