1st Edition

The Human Problems of an Industrial Civilization

By Elton Mayo Copyright 2003
    204 Pages
    by Routledge

    208 Pages
    by Routledge

    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.

    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


    Mayo, Elton