The Rule of St Benedict , written by Benedict of Nursia in the sixth century, provided guidance for running monasteries. Fourteen hundred years later, Henri Fayol developed his Principles of Management . Although from different times, Benedict’s Rule foreshadowed Fayol’s Principles and showed that the basics of management go back to antiquity.
Journal of Management History (Archive) – Emerald Publishing
Published: Aug 1, 1999
Keywords: Management; History