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My heroes and examples (4)

Production systems and their founding fathers: Elton Mayo (1880-1949)

George Elton Mayo (26 December 1880) was an Australian born psychologist and organizational scientist. Mayo was formally trained at the University of Adelaide. He graduated. in the masterclass with First Class Honours. In his core subjects, philosophy and psychology, he received an honorary doctorate for Master of Arts from the University of Queensland (UQ), Elton Mayowhere he taught from 1919 to 1923. Afterward he started working at the University of Pennsylvania. He spent most of his career at Harvard Business School (1926-1947). There, he is considered the founder of company Continue reading