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Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Collection

Creator:
Perkins, James Secor  Search this
Gilbreth, Frank Bunker, 1868-1924  Search this
Gilbreth, Lillian Moller, 1878-1972  Search this
Extent:
5 Cubic feet (19 boxes)
5 Cubic feet (19 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videotapes
Betacam sp (videotape format)
Motion pictures (visual works)
Date:
1907-2000
bulk 1911-1924
Summary:
The collection consists primarily of glass plate slides (negative and positive), photo prints, and stereographs documenting the work undertaken by Frank and Lillian Gilbreth from 1910 to 1924 in the fields of motion study, shop efficiency, and factory organization. Also included are slides dcoumenting the Gilbreth Family, their travels, residences, and friends. The collection also contains the film "The Original Films of Gilbreth The Quest for the One Best Way," 1968 by James S. Perkins.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists primarily of glass plate slides (negative and positive), photo prints, and stereographs documenting the work undertaken by Frank and Lillian Gilbreth from 1910 to 1924 in the fields of motion study, shop efficiency, and factory organization. As scientific managers, the Gilbreth's introduced new techniques to analyze work, the workplace, and work practices with the goal of eliminating waste to maximize productivity. The collection illustrates these new techniques and their application to a wide variety of studies. The collection is diverse and provides insight into understanding how Gilbreth approached his studies. Also included are slides documenting the Gilbreth Family, their travels, residences, and friends. The collection also contains the film "The Original Films of Gilbreth The Quest for the One Best Way," 1968 by James S. Perkins.

Series 1, Background Information, 1892-1997, includes biographical materials about Frank B. Gilbreth; copies of some of Frank Gilbreth's patents, 1892-1916; and printed materials, 1907-1997, that contain articles, newspaper and magazine clippings about Frank and Lillian Gilbreth and time and motion study generally. Black-and-white photo prints of Gilbreth or work Gilbreth documented from collections held at Purdue University and Ohio State University are included.

Series 2, Glass plate stereo slides, 1910-1924, consists of approximately 2,250 glass stereo slides photographed by Frank B. Gilbreth and others and intended for viewing through an optical viewing machine. Some are positive black and white, positive color, and negative black and white. The subject matter of the slides covers the work undertaken by Frank Gilbreth from 1910 to 1924 in the fields of motion study, shop efficiency, and factory organization. Many of the images serve as documentation for the studies the couple performed as they were hired by firms in an attempt to provide solutions to the problems of inefficiency. Also included are the Gilbreth Family, their travels, residences, and friends.

The slides are numbered sequentially. For example, a glass plate slide numbered 318949.001 will have a corresponding photoprint 318949.001 in Series 3, Photoprints of glass plate slides. Note: not all glass plate slides have corresponding photoprints. Additionally, there are Office of Photographics Services, Smithsonian Institution negative numbers assigned to many of the photo prints.

Some subject categories include:

Frank B. Gilbreth: working in motion laboratories, on factory inspections, seated in offices, with family and friends, in World War I uniform, watching and monitoring shop operations.

Lillian M. Gilbreth: with family, during university graduation ceremonies, traveling and working with Frank and observing office workers.

Gilbreth Family: family on the road in an automobile, at home seated around the dinner table, in the parlor, in the garden, and with friends and relatives.

Gilbreth ship travel: contains views on steamer voyages to Europe, deck scenes, arrivals, departures, ship officers and crew, and other passengers.

Automobile assembly study: internal and external views of a warehouse/factory, including large piles or rows of metal car frames and other parts.

Benchwork study: images of a male worker standing or sitting in a chair while filing an object secured in a vice at a workbench.

Betterment: images of efforts whcih contributed to industrial betterment (the Gilbreth chair, employee library, and the home reading box).

Bricklaying study: view of men wearing overalls and caps, shoveling, and men laying bicks.

Business and apparatus of motion study: views of lectures, meetings, film showings, demonstrations, charts, drawings, motion models, charts amd some equipment.

Disabled study: views of partially blind World War I veterans, amputees using special tytpewriter, assembling machinery, use of cructhes, and a one armed dentist.

Factory bench work: table-top machines assembly operations, hand tools, orderly arrangement of parts prior to and during assembly and a variety of bench vises.

Factory documentation: various images of the interior and edterior of factories including heavy machinery.

Golfing study: various cyclegraphs of a man swinging a golf club.

Grid boards: back drops used by Gikbreth to isolate and measure worker motions. This includes walls, floors, desktops, and drop cloths divided into grids of various densities and scales.

Handwriting and cyclegraphs: finger lights moving in patterns of script.

Ladders: include step ladders and painters' ladders shown in use near shelving.

Light assembly study: wide variety of images ranging from cyclegraphs of women working, to the factory floor as well as tools and machinery.

Materials handling study: different angles of an empty cart, a cart oiled high with boxes, and a man pushing a cart illustrating different body positions.

Military study: illustrate work on the Army foot meausring machine, gun parts, men holding a rifle.

Motion models: images of simple wire motionmodels.

Needle trade study: views of textile machinery and workers.

Office study: various shots inside of an office with tables, desks, drawers, files, and typewriters. Some of the images are cyclegraphs of femal and male workers performing tasks, such as writing, both tin the context of an office as well as in front of a grdidded background. There are several close-ups of an organizer containing penciles, paperclips, pins and rubberbands.

Packing: methods of placing and arranging goods in boxes, such as soap packing.

Panama-Pacific Exposition 1915: contains views of statuary, fountains, and architecture of the exposition held in San Francisco.

Pure light cyclegraphs: no workers or grids visible only finger lights in motion.

Rubber stamping study: hand movements and access to ink pads and stamps.

Scenic views: views of buildings, landscapes, street scenes, and fountains from around the world documenting Gilbreth's travels.

Shoe making study: laboratory studies of shoe assembly operations with an emphasis on workers access to component pieces.

Shop machinery: various shots of machines and workers working with machines.

Signage: include organizational flow charts, shop floor plans, route maps, office layouts, numbering systems, exhibit display boards illustrating Frank Gilbreth's efficiency studies and techniques.

Stacking: views of the art and science of stacking boxes, clothing, equipment, containers, and vertical storage without shelves.

Stock bins: consists of storage pips, paper, other raw materials, shelves, and corridoe shots.

Storage: images illustrate contrast between old techniques and new.

Surgical and dental studies: thester views of surgeons, assistants, nurses, hand motions in grasping, placing surgical instruments, dental work and self inspection of teeth.

Tool cribs: storage of hand tools in shops with an emphasis on easy access and easy inventorying.

Typing study: various views of femaile s under observation using Remington typewriters.

Series 3, Photoprints of glass plate slides, 1910-1924, consist of black and white photoprints of the glass plate slides depicting the fields of motion study, shop efficiency, and factory organization. Also included are the Gilbreth Family, their travels, residences, and friends.

Series 5, Stereographs,1911-1914,

Series 6, Audio Visual Materials, 1968, 2000, and undated, is divided into three subseries: Subseries 1, Audio visual documentation, 1968 and undated; Subseries 2, Moving Images, 1968 and undated; and Subseries 3, Audio Recordings, 1980, 1990,. 2000 and undated. The series contains several formats: 7" open reel-to-reel audio tape, 1/2" VHS, Beta Cam SP, DVD, audio cassette, one inch audio tape, and 16 mm film.

Subseries 1, Audio visual documentation, 1967-1968 and undated, consists of supplemental documentation for the film, "The Original Films of Gilbreth The Quest for the One Best Way." Specifically, there are brochures and other printed materials detailing what the film is about and how copies may be obtained. This subseries also contains a copy of the book Cheaper by the Dozen, 1948. The book was written by Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey and tells the biographical story of Frank Bunker Gilbreth and Lillian Moller Gilbreth, and their twelve children. The book was adapted to film by Twentieth Century Fox in 1950.

Subseries 2, Moving Images, 1967, consists of one title, "The Original Films of Gilbreth The Quest for the One Best Way." The film materials consist of the film's production elements: 16 mm black and white negative A-roll; 16mm black-and-white negative B-roll; and the optical track negative. Each is 800 feet in length.

The film presents a summary of work analysis films which were taken by Frank B. Gilbreth between 1919 and 1924 showing a number of industrial operations from which the motion study was developed. Demonstrates motion and fatigue study, skill study, plant layout and material handling, inventory control, production control, business procedures, safety methods, developing occupations for the handicapped, athletic training and skills, military training, and surgical operations as researched and developed by Gilbreth. Points out that Gilbreth created entirely new techniques on how to improve industrial efficiency, while at the same time significantly improving conditions for the workers. The film was produced by James S. Perkins in collaboration with Dr. Ralph M. Barnes and with commentary by Liilian M. Gilbreth and James S. Perkins. The film was presented on December 3, 1968 at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Annual Meeting in New York. The formats for this title include: 16 mm, Beta Cam SP, and DVD. Additionally, there is a one inch audio tape recording for the film.

Subseries 3, Audio Recordings, 1980, 1990, 2000 and undated consist of a Smithsonian radio program titled "Inside the Smithsonian, Cheaper by The Dozen," from 1980 and an recording of Ernestine Gilbreth Casey discussing Gilbreth Family photographs from 2000. Hosted by [Ann Carroll?], "Inside the Smithsonian, Cheaper by The Dozen," featured Fred and Bill Gilbreth discussing their parents Frank and Lillian, Gilbreth, and the book Cheaper by the Dozen. The radio program coincided with the 100th Anniversary of the American Society of Mechancial Engineers (founded 1880)of which Lillian Gilbreth was the Society's first female member and showcased a single case exhibition at the Museum of History and Technology (now the National Museum of American History) titled "Frank and Lillian Gilbreth: Motion Engineers." Inside Smithosnian Radio was a weekly program produced by the Office of Telecommunications. The recording of Ernestine Gilbreth Carey was recorded on July 9, 2000 and documents Ms. Carey's identification and discussion of Gilbreth Family photographs. David Ferguson assisted in the discussion. A hard copy index to the photographs Ms. Carey discusses is available.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into six series.

Series 1: Background Materials, 1892-1997

Subseries 1.1: Frank B. Gilbreth, undated

Subseries 1.2: Frank B. Gilbreth patents, 1892-1916

Subseries 1.3: Printed Materials, 1907-1997

Series 2: Glass Stereo Slides (Positive), 1910-1924 and undated

Series 3: Photo prints of glass stereo slides, 1910-1924 and undated

Subseries 3.1: Photo Print Books, 1-9, undated

Subseries 3.2: Photo prints (duplicates), undated

Series 4: Stereo Autochromes, undated

Series 5: Stereograph Cards, 1911-1914

Series 6: Audio Visual Materials, 1968, 1990, 2000 and undated

Subseries 6.1, Audio visual documentation, 1968 and undated

Subseries 6.2: Moving images, 1968 and undated

Subseries 6.3: Audio recordings, 1980, 1990, 2000, and undated
Biographical / Historical:
Frank Gilbreth is best known for his work on the efficiency of motion. Working with his wife and professional partner Lillian Moller Gilbreth, he applied modern psychology to his work with management. His innovative motion studies were used on factory workers, typists and the disabled. Gilbreth established the link between psychology and education to be succesful management.

Frank Gilbreth was born in Fairfield, Maine on July 7, 1868. His parents, John and Martha Bunker Gilbreth were New Englanders. John Gilbreth ran a hardware business, but died when Frank was only three. Bearing the responsibilty of raising her children alone, Martha moved the family twice in search of quality education for her children. Ultimately she decided to school the children herself. In 1885, Frank graduated from English High School in Boston. Despite gaining admission into the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Frank opted to enter the work world immediately as a bricklayer's apprentice with Whidden and Company, building contractors in Boston.

Smart and skilled, Gilbreth worked his way up in the company. He learned the trade quickly and soon was promoted to supervisor, foreman, and finally to the position of superintendent. To further his edcuation, he went to night school to study mechanical drawing.

At the age of 27, Gilbreth embarked upon his first business venture. He started his own contracting firm. His firm developed a fine reputation for quality work at a very rapid pace. He invented tools, scaffolding, and other contraptions to make the job easier. His company goals included the elimination of waste, the conservation of energy, and the reduction of cost. His work included canals, factories, houses, and dams. His clients came from all parts of the United States, and he performed some work in England.

In 1903, Frank Gilbreth met Lillian Moller (1903-1972) and married her on October 19, 1904. Lillian graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a BA (1900) and MA (1902). She later earned a Ph.D from Brown University (1915), earning a dissertation titled The Psychology of Management. Lillian's academic work, large family and integral role in Frank's consulting business kept her busy. Her contributions to the business led to a greater understanding of an individual's welfare in the work world. This becamme a key idea to increasing productivity through scientific management techniques.

Working together, the couple became leaders in the new field of scientific management. They published books, gave lectures, and raised tweleve children together: Anne, Mary (1906--912), Ernestine, Martha, Frank Jr., William, Lillian, Frederick, Daniel, John, Robert and Jane. Some of Gilbreth's books include Fields System (1908); Concrete System (1908); Bricklaying System (1909; Motion Study (1911); and Primer of Scientific Management (1911). Gilbreth co-authored with Lillian: Time Study (1916); Fatigue Study (1916); Applied Motion Study (1917); and Motion Study for the Handicapped (1919).

It wasn't long before Gilbreth moved away from construction. Together with his wife, they focused on the link between psychology and motion. With her strong psychological background, and his interest in efficiency, the Gilbreth's opened the School of Scientific Management in 1913. The school was in session for four years. Numerous professional attended the school, and soon the Gilbreth's had established a reputation as consultant's to the new field of scientific management.

In 1912, Frank won a contract with the New England Butt Company in Providence, Rhode Island. There he installed his system of scientific management in a factory setting for the first time. Contracts with the Hermann-Aukam handkerchief manufacturing company in New Jersey and the Auergessellschaft Company in Germany followed. Using motion study, Gilbreth studied and reoganized the factories, attempting to find "the one best way" to do work.

Gilbreth traveled to Germany to continue his work was a scientific manager. He visited factories and hospitals, working to improve procedures and eliminate waste. Using micro-motion study and the chronocyclegraph procedure, he analyzed and dissected motion, discovering therblings, the seventeen fundamental units of any motion. World War I slowed Gilbreth's progress abroad, so he focused his consulting business on firms n the United States.

After World War I, Gilbreth's business thrived. in 1920, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers instituted its Management Division, something Gilbreth had been demanding for years. He was now a famous American engineer, gaining financial rewards as as professional honors.

Frank Gilbreth died suddenly of a heart attack on June 14, 1924, still in the middle of three contracts. He was honored after his death in 1944 by the American Society of Engineers and the American Management Association with the Gant Gold Medal. After Frank's death, Lillian moved the family to California where she continued to work on efficiency and health in industry issues. She was a respected buiness woman and was hired by several companies to train employees, study working conditions, and reduce fatigue. She lectured at several universities (Newark College of Engineering and the University of Wisconsin), and joined the faculty at Purdue University in 1935 as the first woman professor in the engineering school.

Frank and Lillian Gilbreth often used their large family (and Frank himself) as guinea pigs in experiments. Their family exploits are lovingly detailed in the 1948 book Cheaper by the Dozen, written by Frank Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey.
Related Materials:
Material in Other Institutions

Purdue University, Archives and Special Collections

Frank and Lillian Gilbreth papers, 1869-2000

The Gilbreth Papers documents the professional and personal lives of Frank Gilbreth and Lillian Gilbreth. The collection consists of personal papers, letters, correspondence, photographs, and other memorabilia that Lillian Gilbreth collected during her life regarding her youth, marriage, family, and career.

Collection of materials related to Lillian Gilbreth, 1964-2006

One folder of items relating to the life of Lillian Gilbreth, and her family, collected by her granddaughter, Lillian (Jill) Barley and Nancy Weston. Materials include clippings relating to the Lillian Gilbreth postage stamp (1984); obituaries and memorial programs for Peter Barney, Ernestine Carey, Lillian Gilbreth, Anne Gilbreth Barney, Charles Carey, and Frank Gilbreth Jr.; programs and photographs relating to Lillian Gilbreth's visit to Athens in 1964; and biographical information on Lillian Gilbreth.

Cornell University, Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives

Frank Gilbreth Papers on Microfilm, Collection Number: 5424 mf

Selected papers pertaining to industrial engineering. Original materials are held by Purdue University. Microfilm copied purchased from Purdue University in April 1968.
Provenance:
The collection materials were donated by several individuals: New Jersey Institute of Technology (1975); Frank B. Gilbreth, Jr., (1980); Ernestine Gilbreth Carey (1995); Daniel B. Gilbreth (1998); and James Secor Perkins in 2001.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the films are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Series 2: Glass Stereo Slides are restricted. Boxes 3-9 were digitized in 2021. Researchers must use digital copies. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Motion study  Search this
Machinery industry  Search this
Machine shops  Search this
Industrial management  Search this
Industrial films  Search this
Industrial engineering  Search this
Genre/Form:
Videotapes
BetaCam SP (videotape format)
Motion pictures (visual works) -- 1930-1950
Citation:
Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0803
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8a48e652d-6387-4a23-98c0-299772c454d5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0803
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Flying blind the 737 MAX tragedy and the fall of Boeing Peter Robison

Title:
737 MAX tragedy and the fall of Boeing
Author:
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Subject:
Boeing Company Management  Search this
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vi, 327 pages 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
États-Unis
Date:
2021
Topic:
Boeing 737 (Jet transport)--Accidents  Search this
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Aircraft industry--Employees  Search this
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Data Source:
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Technology Review

Collection Creator:
Brooks, Arthur Raymond, 1895-1991  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
November 1961
1961-05
1930-07
Scope and Contents:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, vol. 32, no. 8, July 1930; vol. 63, no. 7, May 1961; and vol. 64, no. 1, November 1961.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Arthur Raymond Brooks Collection, NASM.1989.0104, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Arthur Raymond Brooks Collection / Series 1: Professional Materials / 1.8: Magazines
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
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EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1989-0104-ref314
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Author:
Diebold, John 1926-2005  Search this
Physical description:
466 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Forecasts
Place:
United States
Date:
1984
C1984
Topic:
Industrial management  Search this
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Twentieth century  Search this
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The practice of management / Peter F. Drucker

Author:
Drucker, Peter F (Peter Ferdinand) 1909-2005  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 404 p. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1986
1986, c1954
Topic:
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Call number:
HD70.U5D7 1986X
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_396051

Productivity and quality through science and technology / edited by Y.K. Shetty and Vernon M. Buehler ; foreword by Donald E. Petersen

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Shetty, Y. Krishna  Search this
Buehler, Vernon M  Search this
Physical description:
xxi, 446 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1988
Topic:
Industrial management  Search this
Industrial productivity  Search this
Labor productivity  Search this
Technological innovations--Economic aspects  Search this
Competition  Search this
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EDAN-URL:
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Contributor:
Paparozzi, Andrew D.  Search this
Vincenzino, Joseph V.  Search this
Publisher:
National Association for Printing Leadership  Search this
Physical description:
x, 50 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2012
Topic:
Printing industry--Management  Search this
Digital media  Search this
Printing industry--Customer services  Search this
Call number:
Z244.6.U6 D54 2012
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1046907

Strategic issues management : organizations and public policy challenges / Robert L. Heath

Author:
Heath, Robert L (Robert Lawrence) 1941-  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 410 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1997
C1997
Topic:
Issues management  Search this
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Public relations  Search this
Industrial policy  Search this
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Baseball and American culture : across the diamond / Edward J. Rielly, editor

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Rielly, Edward J  Search this
Physical description:
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Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2003
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Topic:
Baseball--Social aspects  Search this
Baseball--History  Search this
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_743304

Strategic perspective 2011 / Andrew D. Paparozzi, chief economist, Joseph V. Vincenzino, senior economist

Contributor:
Paparozzi, Andrew D.  Search this
Vincenzino, Joseph V.  Search this
Publisher:
National Association for Printing Leadership  Search this
Physical description:
ii, 29 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2011
Topic:
Printing industry--Management  Search this
Call number:
Z244.6.U6 S77 2011
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1047383

How the Sugar Industry Influenced Dental Research

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 15:00:48 +0000
Topic:
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Low-wage America : how employers are reshaping opportunity in the workplace / Eileen Appelbaum, Annette Bernhardt, and Richard J. Murnane, editors

Title:
Low-wage jobs are changing
Author:
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Bernhardt, Annette D. 1964-  Search this
Murnane, Richard J  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 535 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2003
C2003
Topic:
Labor market  Search this
Unskilled labor  Search this
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Manpower planning  Search this
Work environment  Search this
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edanmdm:siris_sil_717411

Industrial democracy in America : the ambiguous promise / edited by Nelson Lichtenstein and Howell John Harris

Author:
Lichtenstein, Nelson  Search this
Harris, Howell John 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 293 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1993
Topic:
Industrial management--Employee participation--History  Search this
Industrial relations--History  Search this
Call number:
HD5660.U5I53 1993X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_450153

The stuff Americans are made of : the seven cultural forces that define Americans--a new framework for quality, productivity, and profitability / Josh Hammond & James Morrison

Author:
Hammond, Joshua  Search this
Morrison, James 1924-  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 324 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1996
C1996
Topic:
Industrial management--Social aspects  Search this
Corporate culture  Search this
Marketing--Social aspects  Search this
National characteristics, American  Search this
Social values  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_496640

Control your destiny or someone else will : how Jack Welch is making General Electric the world's most competitive corporation / Noel M. Tichy and Stratford Sherman

Author:
Tichy, Noel M  Search this
Sherman, Stratford  Search this
Subject:
Welch, Jack 1935-  Search this
General Electric Company History  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 384 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1993
C1993
Topic:
Electric industries--Management--Case studies  Search this
Industrial management--Case studies  Search this
Call number:
HD9697.A3U575 1993X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_447418

Chaos on the shop floor : a worker's view of quality, productivity, and management / by Tom Juravich

Author:
Juravich, Tom  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 160 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1985
Topic:
Quality of work life--Case studies  Search this
Industrial management--Case studies  Search this
Call number:
HD6957.U6J87 1985X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_447851

Strictly business : Walter Carpenter at Du Pont and General Motors / Charles W. Cheape

Author:
Cheape, Charles W. 1945-  Search this
Subject:
Carpenter, Walter Samuel 1888-1976  Search this
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company History  Search this
General Motors Corporation History  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 309 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1995
Topic:
Executives  Search this
Chemical industry--Management--History  Search this
Automobile industry and trade--Management--History  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_495855

Inhuman relations : quality circles and anti-unionism in American industry / Guillermo J. Grenier

Author:
Grenier, Guillermo J  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 232 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1988
Topic:
Labor unions--Organizing--Case studies  Search this
Quality circles--Case studies  Search this
Quality of work life--Case studies  Search this
Industrial relations--Case studies  Search this
Industrial management--Employee participation--Case studies  Search this
Call number:
HD6490.O72U645 1988X
Data Source:
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The high-technology company : a historical research and archival guide / by Bruce H. Bruemmer and Sheldon Hochheiser

Author:
Bruemmer, Bruce  Search this
Hochheiser, Sheldon  Search this
Physical description:
131 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1989
Topic:
Business records--Management  Search this
High technology industries--Management--Documentation  Search this
Information storage and retrieval systems--Archival material  Search this
High technology industries--Records and correspondence  Search this
Call number:
HF5343 .B88 1989
HF5343.B88 1989
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[Technical reports on line of balance technology in industry]

Author:
United States Naval Material Command  Search this
Physical description:
<1> v. : ill
Type:
Books
Date:
1966
1966-
Topic:
Line of balance (Management)  Search this
Industrial management  Search this
Call number:
TL507 .U555matc
Data Source:
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edanmdm:siris_sil_476057

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