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...
Included are graphs, tables, charts, and various notes on speed tests done to find a correlation between hours of sleep and speed in relay assembly. The tests were conducted on four of the operators in the relay assembly test room in 1930. The...
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,...
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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