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Lillian Moller Gilbreth

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Lillian Moller Gilbreth
Gilbreth in 1921
Lillie Evelyn Moller

(1878-05-24)May 24, 1878
DiedJanuary 2, 1972(1972-01-02) (aged 93)
Alma materUniversity of California, Berkeley
Brown University
Occupation(s)Ergonomics expert
Management consultant
Known forSeminal contributions to human factors engineering and ergonomics;
SpouseFrank Bunker Gilbreth
Children12, including Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Jr., and Robert M. Gilbreth
AwardsNational Academy of Engineering (elected 1965)
Hoover Medal (1966)

Lillian Evelyn Moller Gilbreth (May 24, 1878 – January 2, 1972) was an American psychologist, industrial engineer, consultant, and educator. She was known for her works with psychology to time-and-motion studies. She was called "a genius in the art of living."[1]

Gilbreth, one of the first female engineers to earn a Ph.D.. She and her husband, Frank Bunker Gilbreth, were experts who work to the study of industrial engineering.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Carol Kennedy (2007-01-01). Guide to the Management Gurus. Random House Business. ISBN 9781905211029. OCLC 655247876.
  2. David Ferguson. "That Most Famous Dozen". The Gilbreth Network. Retrieved 2015-09-23.