Outcome: The Hawthorne Effect

What you’ll learn to do: describe the Hawthorne effect, and explain its significance in management

Many of today’s ideas about the connection between human motivation and employee performance can be traced back to the discoveries of the Hawthorne studies.

The specific things you’ll learn in this section include:

  • Describe the Hawthorne effect
  • Explain the role of the Hawthorne effect in management