Industrial Psychology and the Production of Wealth: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Industrial Psychology and the Production of Wealth

1st Edition

By H.D. Harrison

Routledge

194 pages

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During the First World War, the necessity of increased production without increased human effort led to the practical investigation of the whole question by trained psychologists. This book, first published in 1924, deals with the methods they employed and with the results they obtained, and examines the wide-reaching effects which the application of these discoveries would have upon industrial organisation.

Table of Contents

1. Industrial Psychology and Scientific Management 2. Vocational Selection and Guidance 3. Fatigue 4. Motion Study and the Adjustment of Material Conditions to the Worker 5. Various Psychological Factors Affecting Industry 6. Conclusion

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Routledge Library Editions: Industrial Economics

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General