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The Human Problems of an Industrial Civilization

1st Edition

By Elton Mayo


204 pages

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In this volume Mayo discusses the Hawthorne experiments, relating the findings about human relations within the Hawthorne plant to the social environment in the surrounding Chicago area. The Chicago School of Sociologists were studying aspects of social disorganization and this was a topic pioneered by Emile Durkheim.

Table of Contents

I. Fatigue

II. What is Monotony?

III. The Hawthorne Experiment

IV. Development of the Western Electric Inquiry

V. The Meaning of 'Morale'

VI. The Reaction of Industry upon the Social Order

VII. Theories of Government and the Social Order

VIII. The Problem of the Administrator

Index to Authors

Index to Topics

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General