Two documents, both of which concern illumination studies, are presented. The first is a report on the illumination study at Hawthorne, which began Nov. 24, 1924 and ended April 30, 1927. In this study, candles of various lengths were introduced...
Interviews with the relay assembly test room operators to find out why there was low inspection efficiency. The observer concluded that talking did not delay production, but probably decreased concentration. The group had the tendency to go fast...
Various speeches and presentations regarding the experiment in the Inspection Branch. The original study was to see the effect of lighting on the operators, which was found to be negligible. What they did find is that the production in the test...
Report addressing the work of a counselor during the three month period of January through March, 1943. It stated what she did on a daily basis and showed how her work was valuable to the company by increasing employee morale, providing proof...
Case study of a group of young female employees. This group of young female employees formed cliques, talked, and was a problem for their supervisors. The girls claimed they did not know how to do their jobs, they needed more supervision, they...
G.A. Pennock wrote Some Thoughts in Connection with Work in Industrial Research Division. The test room had an outstanding increase in production, due to removal of fear and suspicion on part of employees and increase in morale. This raised the...
Box 17, Folder 7
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