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...
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...
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...
Pamphlet summarizing the six years of research at Western Electrics Hawthorne Works. The research began in 1924 with a study of the relationship between light and production. That study showed that research in human relations could not be...
Box 17, Folder 10
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