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1st Edition

The Human Problems of an Industrial Civilization

ISBN 9780415604239
Published November 9, 2010 by Routledge
204 Pages

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Book Description

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

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Mayo, Elton