Ancient History: Management Through the 1990s

Read this section to explore the thought process behind early management theory, with a particular emphasis on Henri Fayol's 14 principles of management. Pay close attention to these principles, as they have great applicability to contemporary management. You will also be introduced to a more recent management thought process spearheaded by Thomas Peters and Robert Waterman in their book In Search of Excellence. Be sure to take detailed and organized notes on the principles and theories outlined in this reading.