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Kellogg"s six-hour day

by Benjamin Kline Hunnicutt

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Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Michigan,
  • Battle Creek,
  • Battle Creek.
    • Subjects:
    • Kellogg Company -- History.,
    • Work sharing -- Michigan -- Battle Creek -- History.,
    • Shift systems -- Michigan -- Battle Creek -- History.,
    • Hours of labor -- Michigan -- Battle Creek -- History.,
    • Cereal products industry -- Michigan -- Battle Creek -- Employees -- History.,
    • Unemployment -- Michigan -- Battle Creek -- History.,
    • Depressions -- 1929 -- Michigan -- Battle Creek.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-248) and index.

      StatementBenjamin Kline Hunnicutt.
      SeriesLabor and social change
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5110.6.U62 B384 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 261 p. ;
      Number of Pages261
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL807644M
      ISBN 101566394473, 1566394481
      LC Control Number95044326

      Kellogg workers had been working forty-eight-hour weeks during the war and the majority of them were ready to return to a six-hour day and thirty-hour week. Most of them were able to do so, for a while. But W. K. Kellogg and Lewis Brown had turned the company over to new managers in WELCOME, LET THE FUN BEGIN! Get e-Books "The Kelloggs In The Old World And The New Volume 1" on Pdf, ePub, Tuebl, Mobi and Audiobook for are more than 1 Million Books that have been enjoyed by people from all over the world. Always update books hourly, if not looking, search in the book search column. Enjoy % FREE.

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      The Kellogg Company, doing business as Kellogg's, is an American multinational food manufacturing company headquartered in Battle Creek, Michigan, United g's produces cereal and convenience foods, including crackers and toaster pastries and markets their products by several well known brands including Corn Flakes, Frosted Flakes, Pringles, Eggo, and Cheez-It. Robert Whaples "Kellogg's Six-Hour Day", MRZine, April 2, Books. Benjamin Kline Hunnicutt Kellogg's Six-Hour Day, ISBN , ISBN resource_id= resource_code=kellogg search_term=Kellogg.


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At the end ofjust after the start of the Great Depression, the Kellogg’s cereal plant in Battle Creek, Michigan, replaced its three eight-hour shifts per day with four six-hour shifts.

Founder W.K. Kellogg and Kellogg’s president Lewis J. Brown hoped to achieve several goals at the same time: to reduce unemployment in the community. "For the first time they had real leisure," writes Benjamin Kline Hunnicutt, professor of leisure arts at the University of Iowa, in his book, Kellogg's Six-Hour Day (Temple University Press, ).

Parents spent more time with their children, in the neighborhood, and at libraries. Kellogg Company Thanks Partners Around the Globe Who Help Bring Food to the World's Tables During This Difficult Time Wed Dec 18 UTC Close X Hi, time no see.

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Kellogg's six-hour day was the pinnacle of a hundred-year process that cut working time virtually in half. Kellogg Management, propelled by a vision of Liberation Capitalism, insisted that six hours would revolutionize society by shifting the balance of time from work to leisure--from economic concerns to the challenge of freedom.

Buy Kellogg's Six Hour Day (Labor & Social Change) (Labor And Social Change) by Hunnicutt, Benjamin Kline (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. 3/5(1). Kellogg's Six-Hour Day by Robert Whaples Benjamin Kline Hunnicutt. Kellogg's Six-Hour Day. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, x + pp.

$ (paper), ISBN ; $ (cloth), ISBN Between the Civil War and World War II the length of. On December 1,W K Kellogg replaced the three daily eight-hour shifts in his cereal plant with four six-hour shifts. By adding on a new shift he created jobs.

When World War II ended, Kellogg's managers abandoned the six-hour shift and began to define progress as more work for more people. Kellogg's Six-Hour Day: A Capitalist Vision of Liberation through Managed Work Reduction Historians have recently tried to explain why the century-long work-reduction movement ended in the s.

A his-tory of Kellogg's six-hour day program reveals that the loss of business and management support contributed to this demise. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Kellogg's Six-Hour Day at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.3/5.

Kellogg's Six-Hour Day PB Benhamin Kline Hunnicutt, Author, Benjamin K. Hunnicutt, Author Temple University Press $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. Kellogg's Six-hour Day (Book): Hunnicutt, Benjamin Kline: Book NewsDocuments the struggle of Kellogg's workers, mostly women, who fought to keep six-hour work shifts originally instituted during the Depression of the s, and examines their part in the century-old vision of progressively shorter hours for all workers.

Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or. KELLOGG'S SIX-HOUR DAY. By Benjamin Kline Hunnicutt. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. Hardbound $, Softbound $ ROCKING THE BOAT: UNION WOMEN'S VOICES, By Brigid O'Farrell and Joyce L.

Kornbluh. New Bruns-wick: Rutgers University Press, pp. Hardbound $, Softbound $   A history of Kellogg's Six-Hour day program reveals that the loss of business and management support contributed to this demise. Mainstream corporations such as Kellogg's once thought that managed work reduction would save capitalism, and they developed a capitalist vision of freedom from work remarkably similar to recent socialist by: 6.

In an era of corporate downsizing and threats of a "jobless future," this book is a wake-up call to recover the vision of life beyond necessity that allows workers time to invest in family, community, and a democratic December 1,a.Unlike Ford's experiment with the five-day week inKellogg's six-hour day was launched in an expanding market--demand for cereal was still steady.

Moreover, a week after four-shift operations began, W. K. Kellogg announced that the company would end. As Lauren Davidson points out in Quartz, inK.W. Kellogg, he of Corn Flakes fame, instituted a six-hour workday and a percent pay raise — resulting in more hires (which the country.