What Do You, Taylor, Meyers and Briggs Have in Common?

Fredrick Taylor’s Principles of Scientific Management, published in 1911, brought to the world the idea that employee skills are quantifiable. Taylor’s time-and-motion studies sought to determine, for example, "how many times a minute should a secretary be able to open and close a file drawer?" Even a century ago, organizations were trying to use assessments to measure productivity in their workforces.

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