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Are Fayol's 14 Management Principles Still Relevant Today?

Despite being challenged by various scholars, these principles from Fayol are still relevant in many organisations in Tanzania, what we are doing is just refining those principles in order to suit our environment and real cultural situations in our organisations.

  Erick Billy

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I think Mr. Fayol principles are applicable to many organizations and institutions in one way or the other and people use them as foundation of their managing systems and others will be built from these to increase effectiveness and good administration in any Organization.


14 Principles still Practical

These principles are spectacular and very pratical. Despite all the changes in technology and conceptual analysis, most companies that are succeeding are making good use of Fayol's principles.

  Odukoya Ademola

Fayol's Principles are Evergreen

The set of rules put in place by Henri Fayol, discovered, put to use, tested and sustained till date will continue to remain evergreen. It's the lifeline of both the new and existing organization. If I have my way, I would print these principles on the heart of corporate and private establishment. The more top executives understand this, the more we have a positive, functional and dynamic premises for talented interpreneurial minds to develop in corporate settings, because the system and approaches are all scientific.


Fayol's principles are old fashioned

I am not so sure, these principles seem based on " (...)

  Ravi Chhabra

Relevance can not be denied

Even after almost 100 years since these principles (...)


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  Tahir Qurban Ali Ch.

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Enabling Better Management

The 14 principles form the basis of the entire man (...)

  Touazock Benny

14 Principles Still on Course

The 14 principles birthed by Henri Fayol is still (...)

Accountant, Kenya

Relevance of Fayol's Principles

'The 14 principles of management by Fayol will alw (...)

  Gerald Muema

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  Jai Villa

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  william Owusu konduah
Student (University), Ghana

The Relevance of Fayol's Principles in Todays Business

In this modern world, I am a little perplexed conc (...)

  Mary Okumu
CEO, Kenya

Validity of 14 Principles of Management

Many of these principles are valid and have subseq (...)

  Jolanta Sz
Professor, Poland

14 Principles of Fayol Still Relevant

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  Nelson E. Edjan
Student (MBA), Philippines

Applicability of Fayol's Principles of Management Today

Fayol's principles are still relevant, even in thi (...)

CEO, Bahamas

Fayol's Principles are Now Outdated

All these 14 principles are only a frame work with (...)

HR Consultant, Kenya

Fayol's Principles Valid, But Add Employee Empowerment

They are still applicable, but room for employee e (...)

  desu rama mohan
Professor, India

Current Validity of Fayol's Principles of Management

They definitely still apply and are good to follow (...)

  Madubuike Obinna Chimezie Francis
Project Manager, Nigeria

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Business Consultant, Bahrain

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I taught for many years at a uni to fresh school g (...)

  claude rougeot
Management Consultant, Cote Divoire (Ivory Coast)

The 5 Verbs of Fayol

Here 14 principles are presented, but in my opinio (...)

  Jaap de Jonge
Editor, Netherlands

Fayol's Five Elements of Management

@Claude rougeot: Indeed Fayol's 5 Elements of Mana (...)

Accountant, Uganda

Relevance Today of 14 Principles of Management - Henry Fayol

The current relevance of the 14 Principles of Mana (...)

  Kelvin H Mwiinga
Student (MBA), Zambia

Management is All About Purpose

Management, to manage for a purpose, creating valu (...)

Student (University), Kenya

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The principles are still relevant today, though be (...)

  Kelvin H Mwiinga
Student (MBA), Zambia

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  judith aldaba

Fayol's Principles of Management are Still Relevant Today

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  Norman Dragt

Relevance in Some Way

@Charlie: If one looks at the time in which these (...)

  Norman Dragt

Rules that Went Wrong

@Touazock Benny: There are 2 rules that have gone (...)

  milly banura
Student (Other), Uganda

Applicability of Classical Management Theories Today

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  Kulkarni Mohan
Manager, India

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  Brillo L. Reynes
Consultant, Philippines

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Teacher, India

Applicability Today of Henry Fayol's 14 Principles of Management

The 14 Principles of Henry Fayol are so fundamenta (...)

  Gavin Tremble
Manager, South Africa

Management - a Science

These 14 principles are for me like the tenets of (...)

  Sathya Devarakonda
Project Manager, India

The True Father of Management

Henri Fayol is really the father of Management. He (...)

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