Management and the Worker

Management and the Worker

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This is the official account of the experiments carried out at the Hawthorne Works of the Eastern Electric Company in Chicago. These were divided into test room studies, interviewing studies and observational studies. The test room studies were experiments into what variables in a workplace environment might affect worker fatigue. The findings of these tests led to extensive interviewing on the attitudes of the workers. The final phase of the Hawthorne experiment focused on social factors, using techniques of cultural anthropology to observe small working groups. The results of these experiments profoundly influenced the Human Relations movement.(3) Between these two extremes were W4, W1, and W2. COMPARISON OF MORNING ... Did the greatest differences between morning and afternoon rates occur among the faster or the slower workmen? Figure 37 has been constructed to aidanbsp;...

Title:Management and the Worker
Author:Fritz Jules Roethlisberger, William J. Dickson
Publisher:Psychology Press - 2003


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