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Metcalfe, Henry Wikipedia (en) ISNI-test German National Library

Metcalfe, Henry, 1847- Library of Congress/NACO

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Chronicle of private Henry metcalfe xR Extended Titles-test
Cost of manufactures & the administration of workshops, public & private xR Extended Titles-test Wikipedia (en) Library of Congress/NACO
[[engineering magazine]]. Wikipedia (en)
the evolution of management thought Wikipedia (en)
[ a course of instruction in ordnance and gunnery: text] Wikipedia (en)
since the operations of good administration are in their nature gradual, and for their successful issue depend rather upon uniform attention to their progress than upon occasional violent efforts to adjust them to the current of affairs, it will be seen that the most useful teachings are those gained from a continuous record of events... if there be a science correlative to the art of administration, it must, like every other physical science, be founded on the comparison of accumulated observations. Wikipedia (en)
this is an exhaustive and elaborate treatise on the order, stock-room, and cost-accounting methods employed in arsenal work. the author, at the close of the work, gives a list of such parts of. the treatise as he considers general in their application. in an introductory chapter certain very sane and pertinent statements are made as to the art of administration, and its dependence upon the application of certain principles which make up what may be called the science of administration. in arguing that men intrusted with executive positions be freed from burdensome details, he says: "there is a certain economy of attention by which the more active a man's work, the less he is able of contemplation. foremen's heads may be put to better purposes than having to bear a constant burden of solicitude about clerical work." Wikipedia (en)
transactions of the american society of mechanical engineers Wikipedia (en)

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