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...
Included in this group are tables of vascular skin reaction readings as a measurement of fatigue. There is also an abstract of chapter 5, concerning the physiology and psychology of fatigue, from Edgar James Swifts book Psychology and the days...
Record of observations of the relay assembly test room operations. Conversations of the workers were recorded in detail. Also included are observations of their moods in handwritten marginalia. During this period, several workers were informed...
Study of the workers reactions to a five-day workweek with standard hours versus a five and one-half day workweek with shorter days. Workers unanimously preferred the five-day workweek with Saturday morning off. Also included is the study that...
Comments from mica test room operators. The comments were recorded and classified as follows: A. Rest periods, hours, holidays, vacations; B. Production, earnings, repairs, type; C. Supervision and test room environment; D. Attitudes and transient...
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...
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