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Taylor. 1 9 1 2: 204) From this pronouncement it is clear that Taylor is mainly interested in identifying what he sees as knowledge, knowledge which should be the sole possession and prerogative of management. Webster and Robins suggest that this is the first articulation of the desire to concentrate knowledge of the work process in the hands of management. However, a close reading Copyrighted Material 24 Gloval m yths tha t changed the world of authors as diverse as Owen ( 1 8 1 3), Babbage ( 1 835), Ure ( 1 835) and other studies of the organization of early factories (Roll, 1 930; Pollard, 1 965; Landes, 1 969; Perrot, 1 979) reveals a gradual formation of a set of discursive practices delineating managerial knowledge and its boundaries in effect a management 'science' which attempts to define what managers can and should know and that sets the conception of work by managers apart from the execution of work by managerial objects - that is those who carry out the formalized and standardized tasks devised by professional managers.
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5. Dawkin's work is controversial because he argues that the fundamental 'unit' of natural selection is at the level of individual genes rather than at the level of the Copyrighted Material An organ izationa l 'Just So' story 33 organism. Others, like Wynne-Edwards have argued that the unit of selection should be at the level of the population. 6. This is not to say that there is no disagreement over specific interpretations of Darwinian evolution - for example, the ' Punctuated Equilibrium' theory (Gould, 1 989, 1 990).