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Organization and Management (Management History)

Lee Galloway

ISBN 10: 0879600454 / ISBN 13: 9780879600457
Published by Hive Pub Co, 1973
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Title: Organization and Management (Management ...

Publisher: Hive Pub Co

Publication Date: 1973

Book Condition:Good

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1913. Excerpt: ... partment and to the factory superintendent. The latter is not far distant from the purchasing agent with whom he is in frequent communication. The treasurer is located close to the credit and accounting departments. The shipping slips come up from the shipping department on the floor below to the billing department which is across the hall from the accounting department. The filing, mailing and stenographic departments are also conveniently located. There is very little doubling back in this office. Care should be given to the proper lighting of the office. Poor light is responsible for much of the inefficiency in office work. It is advisable in most cases to call in an expert on lighting, because the work has been reduced to a science. In some cases it is found cheaper to install an indirect lighting system; in others a direct, properly diffused light is better. The candle power, the kind of shades, the distance of one light from another and from the work--all these are important factors to be considered. 249. Conclusion.--In this chapter the essential features of managing an office have been treated only briefly. Much more might be said on the subject but the reader will undoubtedly be able to apply the principles laid down. It has been seen that these principles differ very little from the principles that underlie the whole problem of management. Proper organization, intelligent handling of the forces under the office manager's control with always an eye toward results, the adoption and use of higher standards and better methods and finally a regard for the comfort and surroundings of his employes--these are the main problems of the office head. QUIZ QUESTIONS (The numbers refer to the numbered sections in the text.) PART I: BUSINESS ORGANIZATION CHAPTER I 1. What was the origina...

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