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field notes

The Hawthorne Effect Revisited


A recent article on BBC reminded me of the well-known Hawthorne Effect. Or maybe it isn’t as well-known as I thought. A factory in the Chicago area, the Hawthorne Works, commissioned a study […]

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I am not a Resource


When I tell colleagues and clients I’m not a resource, they often appear puzzled. “Aren’t you resourceful?” they ask. “I’d like to think so, on a good day,” I reply. […]

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