Image from page 207 of “The efficient man” (1914)

Image from page 207 of “The efficient man” (1914)

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Identifier: efficientman00west
Title: The efficient man
Year: 1914 (1910s)
Authors: West, Thomas D. (Thomas Dyson), 1851-1915
Subjects: Success Employee motivation Industrial efficiency Personnel management
Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio : Gardner Printing Co.
Contributing Library: University of Connecticut Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Connecticut Libraries

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Fig. 22. BEGINNERS UP-HILL BUSINESS If there had been no unearthing of original processes or of new methods, etc., in tun-neling at the top of the hill, the chasm would not have been bridged, and ruin in-stead of a safe travel to Supremeville would have been the ending of Chance & Co. CHAPTER XXXVI Inappreciation of the Practical and the Bominancy ofOperatives Few factors are more detrimental to the developmentof the practically efficient man than the increasing inabil-ity of the unskilled in the manual arts and of all theintricacies of expert production management, to under-stand and appreciate the full value of the broadly skilledartisan and the adept supervisor. The estimation of whether the expert supervisor orthe operatives of offices or of shops are of the most im-portance is being exhibited by some firms who give thoseof the former bonuses in premiums, stock or dividends,while the latter are practically ignored in such appraisalsof value. If these firms do not train up mino

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