Henry Laurence Gantt was born in 1861 in Calvert County, Maryland, USA. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University in Maryland. Initially he worked as a mechanical engineer. In the nineties of the 19th century, together with Frederick Winslow Taylor began to apply scientific management principles in Midvale and Bethlehem Steel. Subsequently he worked as a consultant in the field of management.
In addition to a Gantt chart, which was designed in 1910, he also designed a principle of performance wage and some methods of efficiency measurement and work productivity.
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