Mary Parker Follett

1868 - 1933

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Mary Parker Follett (3 September 1868 – 18 December 1933) was an American social worker, management consultant, philosopher and pioneer in the fields of organizational theory and organizational behavior. Along with Lillian Gilbreth, she was one of two great women management experts in the early days of classical management theory. She has been called the "Mother of Modern Management". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mary Parker Follett has received more than 365,511 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Mary Parker Follett is the 519th most popular philosopher (up from 526th in 2019), the 1,726th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,669th in 2019) and the 16th most popular American Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Mary Parker Follett ranks 519 out of 1,089Before her are Crates of Mallus, Ludwig Büchner, Murray Bookchin, Huiyuan, Thomas Nagel, and Themistius. After her are Buddhaghosa, Yang Zhu, Ravidas, Paul Virilio, Johann Bernhard Basedow, and Bion of Borysthenes.

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Among people born in 1868, Mary Parker Follett ranks 58Before her are Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom, Olga Knipper, Alfred Weber, Franz Ritter von Epp, Gustav Noske, and Princess Anastasia of Montenegro. After her are Paul P. Harris, Louis Couturat, Frank Bunker Gilbreth Sr., Empress Dowager Longyu, Noe Zhordania, and W. E. B. Du Bois. Among people deceased in 1933, Mary Parker Follett ranks 27Before her are Knud Rasmussen, Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich of Russia, Henry Royce, Francesc Macià, Raymond Roussel, and Prince Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi. After her are Louis Comfort Tiffany, Hipólito Yrigoyen, Kenji Miyazawa, Archduke Charles Stephen of Austria, Paul Painlevé, and Anna de Noailles.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mary Parker Follett ranks 1,726 out of 15,968Before her are Sam Elliott (1944), Tony Shalhoub (1953), George Hamilton (1939), Angie Dickinson (1931), Sarah Wayne Callies (1977), and Jim Rogers (1942). After her are Jerome Robbins (1918), Eartha Kitt (1927), Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848), Alan Bean (1932), Wes Studi (1947), and Thomas J. Sargent (1943).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United States

Among philosophers born in United States, Mary Parker Follett ranks 16Before her are Daniel Dennett (1942), Willard Van Orman Quine (1908), Nelson Goodman (1906), Kenneth Waltz (1924), Jonathan Edwards (1703), and Murray Bookchin (1921). After her are Martha Nussbaum (1947), Saul Kripke (1940), Arthur Danto (1924), Tom Regan (1938), Jerry Fodor (1935), and Reinhold Niebuhr (1892).