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Manufacturing knowledge: A history of the Hawthorne experiments.
Mayo's contribution lies in recognising from the Hawthorne experiments that the formality of strict rules and procedures spawns informal approaches and groups with their base in human emotions, sentiments, problems and interactions.
Finally, she makes no mention of the Hawthorne experiments in which workers responded positively even to worsening conditions, suggesting that the psychology of welfare capitalism demands some attention, especially as it moves into strategies of worker counseling.
He was the first to integrate some of the empirical breakthroughs of interwar social science, particularly studies in industrial psychology such as the Hawthorne experiments, into a broader system of management theory.
Richard Gillespie's title, Manufacturing Knowledge: A History of the Hawthorne Experiments, is too modest.