Henri Fayol

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Henri Fayol

  1. 1. A Project on Management Gurus
  2. 2. HENRI FAYOL (1841-1925)
  3. 3. INDEX <ul><li>Biography </li></ul><ul><li>Contribution to the field of management </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Application of Fayol’s theory in organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Limitation of the theory </li></ul>
  4. 4. QUOTE
  5. 5. Biography <ul><li>French mining engineer and a management theorist </li></ul><ul><li>Studied at mining school in Saint-Etienne </li></ul><ul><li>Started as an engineer at a mining company and became Director in 1888. </li></ul><ul><li>Wrote a book in 1916 “Administration Industrielle et generale” </li></ul>
  6. 6. Contribution to the field of Management <ul><li>Administrative Management Theory </li></ul><ul><li>Principles of Management </li></ul><ul><li>Viewed management as a profession that can be trained and developed </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasized the broad policy aspects of top level managers ( top down approach) </li></ul><ul><li>Offered universal managerial prescriptions </li></ul>
  7. 7. Evaluation
  8. 8. Application
  9. 9. Limitations <ul><li>Stressed a “one best way” way of organizing and managing </li></ul><ul><li>theory based on intuition and observation rather than on empirical investigation </li></ul><ul><li>today’s environment are more turbulent and unpredictable. </li></ul><ul><li>too general for today’s highly complex organization </li></ul>
  10. 10. BIBLIOGRAPHY <ul><li>Essentials of Management :- Daniel Wren </li></ul>
  11. 11. TEAM MEMBERS 6 5 4 3 2 111 Suraj Manohar 1 Roll No. Name Sr. No.
  12. 12. THANK YOU

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