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  1. Explain Taylorism, and Fordism and how they are connected. Then tell me how much of an impact Taylorism and Fordism had on American society and the extent to which both are still with us in the present.
  1. At Homestead and many other industrial workplaces of the late 19th century, skilled workers held firm to protecting their autonomy. In fact, as noted in your textbook, the workers at Homestead believed the facility belonged to them as much as it did to Andrew Carnegie. Based on your readings, to what extent did the workers have control of these massive industrial facilities and on what basis did they define their autonomy and control over the work? Why were workers so resistant to employer initiatives that violated or threatened their [worker] autonomy? Why did they think it was worth striking and literally dying for?

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SajemTop
School: Boston College

Attached.

Running head: AMERICAN HISTORY

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19TH CENTURY INDUSTRIAL CONCEPTS.
STUDENT’S NAME:
UNIVERSITY AFFILIATION:
PROFESSOR’S NAME:
COURSE:
DATE:

HISTORY

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Introduction.
The following essay seeks to give an exposition of the various issues that pertain to the
19th century industrial place. Areas of interest being Taylorism and Fordism in industrial places.
The aim of this synopsis is to impact an understanding of the various happenings at the factories
caused by this two concepts.
Taylorism and Fordism.
The background of this two concepts is based on two great Americans who are
recognized as the founders of this concepts. Taylorism or scientific management as it is
sometimes called is a concept named after Fredrick Winslow Taylor who is credited to have
revolutionized large-scale manufacturing through the use of assembly-line factories. His
concepts mainly emphasize on achieving maximum benefit from both machine and workers in a
bid to maximize profit for both the employees and management. Taylorism also advocates the
specialization and division of labor by breaking up work into divisible doable units. This simply
boasts training of workers and reduces the kind of knowledge that one has to have to work in a
factory.
Fordi...

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