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Hawthorne studies

The Hawthorne Studies, conducted at Western Electric's Hawthorne plant outside Chicago, starting in 1924 and running through 1933, have had a profound effect on the field of Organizational development.

The Hawthorne Effect Researchers, including Elton Mayo[?], studied the effect of workplace innovations on worker productivity[?].

The Hawthorne studies are credited with helping to start the Human Relations Movement in management & organizational thinking.

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