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1st Edition

The Social Problems of an Industrial Civilisation

ISBN 9781315824277
Published February 4, 2014 by Routledge
200 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1998. This is Volume IX of eleven of the Economic and Society series. Including an appendix on the political problem, this book includes the thoughts of Elton Mayo, seen initially as a modern social thinker who challenges the basic assumptions of the practical world of industry

Table of Contents

Part 1 Science and Society; Chapter 1 The Seamy Side of Progress; Chapter 2 The Rabble Hypothesis and its corollary, the State Absolute; Part 2 The Clinical Approach; Chapter 3 The First Inquiry; Chapter 4 Hawthorne and the Western Electric Company; Chapter 5 Absenteeism and Labour Turnover; Chapter 6 1Edith Cavell; appendixI The Political Problem (May 10th and 11th, 1947); Chapter 7 The Modernization of a Primitive Community; Chapter 8 Change and Its Social ConsequencesappendixII Studies of the Department of Industrial Research Graduate School of Business Administration Harvard University, Professor George F. F. Lombard;

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Elton Mayo Professor of Industrial Research, Harvard Business School.