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Taylorism

[tey-luh-riz-uh m] /ˈteɪ ləˌrɪz əm/
noun
1.
a modified form of Calvinism that maintains that every person has a free will, and that makes a distinction between depravity, as the tendency to commit sins, and sin, as a voluntary choice of evil actions.
Also called New Haven theology.
Origin
after Nathaniel William Taylor (1786-1858), U.S. theologian; see -ism
Related forms
Taylorite
[tey-luh-rahyt] /ˈteɪ ləˌraɪt/ (Show IPA),
noun

Taylorism

[tey-luh-riz-uh m] /ˈteɪ ləˌrɪz əm/
noun
1.
the application of scientific methods to the problem of obtaining maximum efficiency in industrial work or the like.
Origin
1925-30; after Frederick W. Taylor; see -ism
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