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# In the mid-1920s the Hawthorne Works of the Western Electric

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In the mid-1920s the Hawthorne Works of the Western Electric [#permalink]

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02 Jun 2006, 22:08
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In the mid-1920â€™s the Hawthorne Works of the Western Electric Company was the scene of an intensive series of experiments that would investigate changes in working conditions as to their effects on workersâ€™ performance.
(A) that would investigate changes in working conditions as to their effects on workersâ€™ performance
(B) investigating the effects that changes in working conditions would have on workersâ€™ performance
(C) for investigating what are the effects in workersâ€™ performance that changes in working conditions would cause
(D) that investigated changes in working conditionsâ€™ effects on workersâ€™ performance
(E) to investigate what the effects changes in working conditions would have on workersâ€™ performance

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02 Jun 2006, 22:22
I'll pick (half of* ) B .
Concise and clear.

*other half for brajesh

Last edited by buzzgaurav on 02 Jun 2006, 22:32, edited 1 time in total.

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02 Jun 2006, 22:30
buzzgaurav wrote:
I'll pick B.
Concise and clear.

No B is mine....... I'll pick it.

Regards,
Brajesh

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02 Jun 2006, 23:25
OA is B.

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03 Jun 2006, 10:21
D - concise and correct tense

can anyone please explain??

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03 Jun 2006, 12:58
in D experiments seem like they investigated themselves (people conduct experiments), so I ruled D out for that reason!

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05 Jun 2006, 01:52
Will go with B. Only B C and E clearly say what is being investigated that is the effects.
C is awkward with use of that and E is run onâ€¦â€¦. And awkward

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# In the mid-1920s the Hawthorne Works of the Western Electric

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