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HR Movement and Scientific Management
Marten van der Zee, Analyst, Netherlands, Member
The Hawthorne Experiments were the very first beginning of the human relations movement. The HR movement came up at the time when the scientific management of Frederic Taylor was the standard. People thought this was a very rational way of work in an organisation. Elton Mayo had set a standard of how to deal with employees in business but in 1950-1955 people started to realise that working in organisations was beginning to look more like a club of friends having fun in stead of work as it should be. Warren G. Bennis said: 'The approach of Taylor is an organisation without people and the HR-movement is more like groups of people without organisation'. The first person who tried to join the two theories was Rensis Likert. He focused on the organisation structure and the communication, introducing the linking pin-structure. In this model the employees are divided in groups and the leader of the group is also a member of a higher group. He leads the group but also ensures proper communic (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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Hawthorne Effect
Summary
Forum
Advantages and Disadvantages Hawthornes Studies and Experiments
How to Increase the Productivity of Employees?
🔥The Deadtime Effect of Idle Time at Work
Labor Productivity Improvement Approaches
Best Practices
🥇Principles of Human Motivation
🥈The Effect of Motivated Employees on Profitability
🥉Internal and External Motivation
Wanted: Successor of Hawthorne Effect
Barriers to Motivation: 20 Principles of De-motivation
Pygmalion Effect vs. Self-fulfilling Prophecy vs. Hawthorne Effect
Hawthorne Effect: Intellectual Fraud?
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Short and Long Term Motivation and Demotivation
Covey's Motivation Approach
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Motivation in Public versus Private Sector
To Hawthorne or not to Hawthorne?
What is the Flextime Concept? Definitions
Pygmalion, Hawthorne, Self-fulfilling, and Galatea Effects


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