Journal of Management History (Archive): Volume 6 Issue 7


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Lillian Gilbreth and the mental revolution at Macy’s, 1925‐1928

Laurel Graham

As a pioneer of both scientific management and industrial psychology, Lillian Gilbreth was ideally equipped to extend scientific management into the service sector in the 1920s…


Mary van Kleeck, Lillian Gilbreth and the Women’s Bureau study of gendered labor law

Chris Nyland, Mark Rix

This paper examines the 1928 Women’s Bureau report, The Effects of Labor Legislation on the Employment Opportunities of Women. It argues that this was a landmark study…


Gender and scientific management – Women and the history of the International Institute for Industrial Relations, 1922‐1946

Ruth Oldenziel

The relationship between the women’s reform movement and scientific management has been neglected because secondary literature has focussed primarily on class relations rather…




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1995 – 2000

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