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"Human Relations in Industry"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1121

Published in 1955 as The Sociology of Industrial Relations: An Introduction to Industrial Sociology, "Human Relations in Industry: An Introduction to Industrial Sociology" was the 1953 draft version of the book by John Ballenger Knox of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. The book explores systematic theory in a sociological approach as it relates to worker-management relations in modern industries, and is dedicated to "Mary and Ken."

Using specific facts and examples, Knox considers relationships in industry on an individual level. The book is organized as if it were transcripts of an informal lecture series.

Dates

  • 1953

Language

This material is written in English.

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Conditions Governing Use

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Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

Published in 1955 as The Sociology of Industrial Relations: An Introduction to Industrial Sociology, "Human Relations in Industry: An Introduction to Industrial Sociology" was the 1953 draft version of the book by John Ballenger Knox of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. The book explores systematic theory in a sociological approach as it relates to worker-management relations in modern industries.

Biographical/Historical Note

John Ballenger Knox was born in 1909 in Oconee County, South Carolina, to Eunice Elizabeth Ballenger and Hubbard Allen Knox. He received his bachelor's degree in sociology from Davidson College in 1930 and his master's degree from the University of North Carolina in 1934. He received his doctorate in 1939 from Harvard University with his thesis entitled "Business and the Professions: a Study Based upon Occupations of Graduates of Harvard College." He later worked as a professor at the University of Tennessee, making strides in industrial sociology. He authored and coauthored several books, including The People of Tennessee; The Ballenger Family of Oconee County, South Carolina; and Salesmanship and Business Efficiency.

Arrangement

This collection is in one folder.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480