Lyman D. Ketchum Papers
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: I-K, Box 8, Folder: 9
Scope and Content
Mr. Ketchum's papers relate to the principles and methodology of work redesign.
- 1971 - 1976
- Ketchum, Lyman D. (Person)
Language of Materials
Material entirely in English.
Collection is open for research.
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Lyman D. Ketchum developed a concept of work organization designed to match the needs of both business and the individual worker through a team approach to work tasks. As manager of Organization Development-Operations for the General Foods Corporation he introduced this concept into the General Foods new pet food plant in Topeka, Kansas in 1971. In 1975 Mr. Ketchum left the General Foods Corporation to set up his own consulting firm, L.D. Ketchum, Associates, Inc. in Westport, Connecticut.
.25 Linear Feet (1 folder)
As manager of Organization Development-Operations for General Foods Corporation, Lyman Ketchum developed a team-centered approach to project management. Mr. Ketchum’s papers relate his theories of workplace management.
Material arranged in 1 folder.
The papers of Lyman D. Ketchum were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in June of 1976 by Lyman D. Ketchum and were open for research in January of 1985.
Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library in January, 1985.
- Guide to the Lyman D. Ketchum Papers
- Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
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