Three documents, two letters and one detailed report. First, Elton Mayos letter to G.A. Pennock dated February 9, 1931, concerning the status of the Western Electric experiments and the importance of studying how fatigue, morale, preoccupation...
Discusses the increase of productivity in the test room. Productivity increased when the workday was shortened. Lower production on Monday and Saturday was thought to be due to mental preoccupation in the majority of cases, not cumulative...
Unfinished rough draft that concentrates on determining under what conditions people perform their best work. Records were kept of each test employees amount of sleep, diet, attendance, comments, physical examinations, and earnings. The temperature...
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...
C.E. Turner of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Biology and Public Health wrote G.A. Pennock and M.L. Putnam. The letters discuss testing causes for increased output, analyzing output by 15 minute intervals, testing vascular skin...
April 13, 1931, G.A. Pennock sent C.W. Bergquist a report titled: An Account of the Work of the Industrial Research Division. The Industrial Research Division was established in January, 1929 to centralize the test room study, the employee...
Box 17, Folder 6
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