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Even since the early twenties, when the classic Hawthorne studies were conducted,  behavioural scientists have been focussing on organisations and the management of  these organisation, as a legitimate scientific topic. Such scholars as Elton Mayo and his  group at Harvard, who were directly influenced by the Hawthorne studies, examined the  social factors, including the concept of leadership, as they affect employee satisfaction  and motivation. From this group evolved a school of research, generally called the  human relations school. George Humans and William Foote White began to study the  interactions among people within a group, interactions between groups, and the  leadership of a group as important variables that affect both employee's morale and  employee productivity. The major contribution of these people was a re-examination of 
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