When Work Has Meaning, The Culture Changes

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This was seen in a study called the Hawthorne Effect , which was run by Elton Mayo at Western Electric’s Hawthorne Works factory, outside of Chicago, IL, in the late 1920’s and early 1930’s. The purpose of the study was to analyze the effects of workplace conditions on individual productivity. The test team bonded together like no other team in that factory, because they felt their ideas were valued. culture Hawthorne effect S. Guest post from S.