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Bibliography

A Selection of Publications by Principal Researchers

  1. Mayo, Elton. The Human Problems of an Industrial Civilization. New York: Macmillan, 1933.

  2. Mayo, Elton. The Social Problems of an Industrial Civilization. Boston: Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, 1945.

  3. Roethlisberger, Fritz Jules and W.J. Dickson with the assistance of Harold A. Wright. Management and the Worker: an Account of a Research Program Conducted by the Western Electric Company, Hawthorne Works, Chicago. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1939.

  4. Roethlisberger, Fritz Jules and W.J. Dickson. Counseling in an Organization: a Sequel to the Hawthorne Researches. Boston: Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, 1966.

  5. Roethlisberger, Fritz Jules. The Elusive Phenomena: an Autobiographical Account of My Work in the Field of Organizational Behavior at the Harvard Business School. Boston: Division of Research, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1977.

  6. Whitehead, Thomas North. The Industrial Worker: a Statistical Study of Human Relations in a Group of Manual Workers. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1938.

Secondary Sources

  1. Adams, Stephen B. and Orville R. Butler. Manufacturing the Future: a History of Western Electric. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999.

  2. Bendix, Reinhard and Lloyd H. Fisher. "The Perspectives of Elton Mayo," The Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. 31, no. 4, Nov. 1949, pp. 312-319.

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  3. Brammel, D. and R. Friend. "Hawthorne, the Myth of the Docile Worker and Class Bias in Psychology," American Psychologist, no. 36, 1981, pp. 867-878.

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  4. Cass, Eugene Louis and Frederick G. Zimmer, eds. Man and Work in Society: a Report on the Symposium Held on the Occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Original Hawthorne Studies. Oakbrook, Illinois, November 10-13, 1974. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., 1974.

  5. Copeland, Melvin T. And Mark an Era: the Story of the Harvard Business School. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1958.

  6. Cruikshank, Jeffrey L. A Delicate Experiment: the Harvard Business School, 1908-1945. Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 1987.

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  7. Gabor, Andrea. The Capitalist Philosophers: the Geniuses of Modern Business: Their Lives, Times, and Ideas. New York: Random House, 1999.

  8. Gillespie, Richard Pearson. Manufacturing Knowledge: a History of the Hawthorne Experiments. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991.

  9. Horvath, Steven M. and Elizabeth C. Horvath. The Harvard Fatigue Laboratory: its History and Contributions. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1973.

  10. Landsberger, Henry A. Hawthorne Revisited: Management and the Worker, Its Critics, and Developments in Human Relations in Industry. Ithaca: Cornell University, 1958.

  11. Parsons, J.M. "What Happened at Hawthorne?" Science, vol. 183, March 8, 1974, pp. 922-932.

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  12. Sonnenfeld, Jeffrey A. "Shedding Light on the Hawthorne Studies," Journal of Occupational Behavior, vol. 6, 1985.

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  13. Trahair, Richard C. S. The Humanist Temper: the Life and Work of Elton Mayo. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction Books, 1984.

  14. Yogev, Ester. "Corporate Hand in Academic Glove: The New Management's Struggle for Academic Recognition —"The Case of the Harvard Group in the 1920s," American Studies International, vol. XXXIX, no. 1, February 2001.

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Websites

  1. The History of AT&T

    www.corp.att.com/history

  2. Hawthorne Works Museum

    www.morton.edu/museum/index.html

  3. BBC Radio 4: Mind Changers, Series 4: The Hawthorne Effect, August 2009

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00lv0wx

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