List the contributions of Fayol towards Management.

Henry Fayol is a French industrialist whose contributions are termed as operational management or administrative management. He followed „The Classical Approach‟ to the evolution of management thought. His contributions are given as follows:-

  • Grouping of activities of an industrial organization into six groups, namely- Technical, commercial, financial, security, accounting and managerial;
  • Identified six types of qualities of a manager are- Physical, mental, moral, educational, technical and experience;
  • Fourteen principles of Management namely- Division of Work, Authority and responsibility and so on; and
  • Five elements/functions of management- Planning, organizing, commanding, coordinating and
Susmita Sah
Jan 13, 2022
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