Mariya Mathai is currently a Doctoral Researcher at University of East Anglia. She has also worked as an Assistant Professor in Alliance School of Business. She is a Masters of Science in Human Resource Management & Industrial Relations from the University of Manchester, UK. She is also an Associate of Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD), UK.
In an ever-evolving world, here is an evaluation of the presence of ‘Taylorism’ in the present work environments. Part-2 of the series, this piece explores how certain practices shapes employees’ engagement and touches upon what could be the potential impact. 

THE LEGACY OF TAYLORISM- PART 1

Taylorism or the theory of scientific management was introduced by Frederick Winslow Taylor in the early 20th century. Despite the strong criticisms that it has faced over the last century, Taylorism continues to exist in the modern workplace under different disguises and has shaped the field of Human Resource Management. This first part of the

THE WHY & HOW OF EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

Organizations all over the world have been adopting different strategies to engage their workforce to improve the overall performance and productivity in the workplace. The aim of the paper is to draw relevant academic literature and understand the importance an engaged workforce and the antecedents of employee engagement. The author argues that there are commercial