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Elton Mayo

Elton MayoAKA George Elton Mayo

Born: 26-Dec-1880
Birthplace: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Died: 7-Sep-1949
Location of death: Polesden Lacey, Surrey, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Psychologist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Student of Industrial Civilization

Father: George Gibbes Mayo (civil engineer)
Mother: Henrietta Mary Donaldson
Sister: Helen Mayo (medical doctor, b. 1878, d. 1967)
Brother: Sir Herbert Mayo (Australian Supreme Court justice, b. 1885, d. 1972)
Brother: John Christian (radiotherapist, b. 1891, d. 1955)
Sister: Mary Penelope Mayo (historian, b. 1889, d. 1969)
Wife: Dorothea McConnel (m. 18-Apr-1913, two daughters)

    High School: Collegiate School of St Peter
    University: University of Adelaide
    Professor: Philosophy, University of Queensland (1919-23)
    Professor: Industrial Research, University of Pennsylvania (1923-26)
    Professor: Harvard Business School (1926-47)

    Risk Factors: Smoking

Author of books:
Democracy and Freedom (1919)
The Human Problems of an Industrial Civilization (1933)
The Social Problems of an Industrial Society (1945)

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