Description: Research done at the Hawthorne Works in the 1920s and 30s, which yielded the “Hawthorne effect,” is a mess of sloppiness and misogyny
Date: Feb 17, 2023
Questions for discussion:
- Why is the writer critical of the “science” used in these studies?
- Why do you suppose the theories still carry weight in management courses?
- How would you summarize a revised description that would be acceptable in today’s academic environment?