WHAT'S PAST IS PROLOGUE by Mary Barnett Gilson
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In the course of one woman's life in industry, the whole picture of the changing relations of management and labor, of personnel policies, of social responsibility is epitomized. That alone makes this book valuable for schools, colleges and libraries, as well as for anyone interested in the subject of labor relations. More important still, this is a fine human document, a good story well told, and intensely interesting reading, as she tells of varied experiences in trade school (Boston), personnel work (Cleveland), where her employers were way ahead of their day; in Washington during the war; in surveys of working conditions, here and abroad, finally ending up in the Department of Economics at Chicago University. Thirty years panorama of industrial relations.

Pub Date: Sept. 25th, 1940
ISBN: 1406775819
Publisher: Harper