An ethical pioneer: Mary Parker Follett

  • Enid Mumford
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Abstract

This chapter discusses the ideas of Mary Parker Follett, an American administrator, who lectured and wrote in the 1920s and 1930s. Mary Parker Follett had revolutionary ideas on how employee involvement in problem solving and decision taking could be used to improve the efficiency and success of American industry. Mary Follett’s ideas are compared with those of the human relations movement and with socio-technical design.

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