Saks Gloweli Business Tip – A statistical correlation does not necessarily mean a cause-effect relationships
The Hawthorne studies, conducted at the Western Electric Company found that employees worked more efficiently under altered lighting conditions. It was initially concluded that the lighting caused the improvement in production. Years later, it was realized that workers worked better not necessarily because of the lighting, but because they knew they were being intensively observed.
from: Michael W. Preis & Mathew Frederick,101 things learned at Business School
By Sid Mewara, Managing Director, Saks Gloweli Consulting Saks Gloweli Consulting is a management strategy consulting firm based out of Shenzhen and Hong Kong that helps clients grow their business www.saks-gloweli.com