Research in Industry: The Basis of Economic Progress


THE case for research and education as the best means of assuring progress in industry is most ably demonstrated by Messrs. Fleming and Pearce, who are well known for their association in directing the Research Department of the Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co. Ltd., of Manchester. The book covers a very wide field, and should be read by all who are engaged either in scientific work or in industrial administration. The social aspects of the subject are kept well in view and the great importance which the scientific study of the human factor in industry is destined to take in the resettlement of industry is duly recognised, although the work of the Industrial Fatigue Board receives less attention than it deserves.

Research in Industry: The Basis of Economic Progress.

ByA. P. M. Fleming J. G. Pearce. (Pitman's Industrial Administration Series.) Pp. xvi + 244. (London: Sir I. Pitman and Sons, Ltd., 1922.) 102. 6d. net.

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H., R. Research in Industry: The Basis of Economic Progress . Nature 109, 807–808 (1922).

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