These sources relate in some way to automation in the workplace and the way that automation was viewed by certain groups.

European Production Agency, Requests for Data on Automation (1955)

As the 1950s progressed, the desire for more information relating to automation increased exponentially. Companies realized that it could be the next big thing and could help to increase productivity and wanted to find out how to do it for themselves…

Herman J. Rothberg, A Case Study of a Large Mechanized Bakery (1956)

In the mid 1950s, the Bureau of Labor Statistics took on a new study of the American workforce. As the demand for more knowledge of the ways that automation affected business increased, the Bureau started a series of reports detailing the ways that computing technology had been implemented in a series of businesses…

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