Describes the purpose of the study of the six relay assembly employees as a test to determine if rest periods and rest periods accompanied with shorter working hours improved worker efficiency. The report duplicates Progress Report No. 1 by...
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...
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...
Comments made by the six test subjects in the relay assembly test room from 1927-1930. The comments are sorted into six categories: rest periods, hours, holidays and vacations; production, earnings, repairs and type; supervision and test room...
Examines the relation between the quality of output and the following factors: average hourly output, day of the week, weather, amount of sleep, and volume of conversation. Inspectors records of rejections were compared to the records of weather,...
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