Frederick Winslow Taylor - Father of Scientific Management. - Bio by John Passos has Taylorwinding his watch as his last act on this deathbed. What good does it do to keep such close track of time, the novelist wants us to ask, if there is no time left to live?
Wikipedia.org/***BUSINESS-- Frederick Winslow Taylor-- 1856-1915 was an American mechanical engineer who sought to improve industrial efficiency. He was one of the first management consultants. Taylor was one of the intellectual leaders of the Efficiency Movement and his ideas, broadly conceived, were highly influential in the Progressive Era (1890s-1920s).