“Scientific management means knowing exactly what you want men to do and seeing that they do it in the best and the cheapest way”. —F.W. Taylor
- Science, not the rule of thumb: To improve the performance level, the rule of thumb is replaced by science.
- Harmony, not discord: There must be a coordination of the activities of the employees and not discord.
- Cooperation, not individualism: There should be an environment of cooperation in the organization, of mutual interest.
- Development of every person to his greatest efficiency: Motivation is to be provided to greatest efficiency to every member of the organization