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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?