Mayo, Elton

(1880-1949)
Founder of the Human Relations Movement . He criticized the so-called rabble hypothesis that social order requires hierarchical control. Instead, co-operation is seen as an inherent and necessary condition for society, but is obstructed by slow adaptation to technical change-which management can resolve by fostering appropriate social skills in the workforce.

Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

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  • Mayo, Elton — ▪ American psychologist in full  George Elton Mayo   born Dec. 26, 1880, Adelaide, Australia died Sept. 7, 1949, Polesden Lacey, Surrey, Eng.       Australian born psychologist who became an early leader in the field of industrial sociology in… …   Universalium

  • Mayo, Elton — (1880–1949) Gen Mgt Australian psychologist and academic. Responsible for finding, through the Hawthorne experiments, that job satisfaction increases through employee participation in decision making, rather than through short term incentives.… …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • Mayo, Elton — ► (1880 1949) Sociólogo funcionalista estadounidense. Está considerado el fundador de la sociología industrial. Autor de Los problemas sociales de la civilización industrial (1945) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Mayo — Mayo, Elton …   Dictionary of sociology

  • MAYO (E.) — MAYO ELTON (1880 1949) Généralement considéré comme l’initiateur des recherches sur les relations humaines dans l’industrie, Elton Mayo est l’une des figures les plus représentatives de la psychosociologie moderne. Australien, il acquiert une… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • Elton — can refer to several people and places.;As a placename: * Elton, Cambria County, Pennsylvania * Elton, Cambridgeshire, England (formerly Elton, Huntingdonshire) * Elton, Cheshire, England * Elton, County Durham, England * Elton, Derbyshire,… …   Wikipedia

  • Elton — steht für: den Vornamen von z. B. Elton Brand, Basketballspieler Elton Dean, Saxophonist Elton Gallegly, Politiker Elton John, britischer Sänger, Komponist und Pianist Elton Mayo, Psychologe und Soziologe den Künstlernamen Elton (Moderator) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mayo — may refer to: Contents 1 Places 2 People 3 Fictional characters 4 Other Places Ireland County …   Wikipedia

  • Mayo — bezeichnet: Mayo (Volk), indianisches Volk Mayo Clinic, Klinik in Rochester, Minnesota (4960) Mayo, Asteroid des Hauptgürtels umgangssprachlich die Mayonnaise umgangssprachlich das Maillon Rapide Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Mayo (Florida)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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