Lillian Moller Gilbreth
#1131 Overall Influence

Lillian Moller Gilbreth

American psychologist and industrial engineer

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Lillian Evelyn Moller Gilbreth was an American psychologist, industrial engineer, consultant, and educator who was an early pioneer in applying psychology to time-and-motion studies. She was described in the 1940s as "a genius in the art of living." Gilbreth, one of the first female engineers to earn a Ph.D., is considered to be the first industrial/organizational psychologist. She and her husband, Frank Bunker Gilbreth, were efficiency experts who contributed to the study of industrial engineering, especially in the areas of motion study and human factors. Cheaper by the Dozen and Belles on Their Toes , written by two of their children tell the story of their family life and describe how time-and-motion studies were applied to the organization and daily activities of their large family. Both books were later made into feature films.

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University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley

Public research university in Berkeley, California, United States

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Brown University
Brown University

University in Providence, Rhode Island

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University of Wisconsin–Madison
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Public research university in Madison, Wisconsin., USA

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Purdue University
Purdue University

Public research university in West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

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    #17 World Rank #15 USA Rank
    Business
    #63 World Rank #18 USA Rank
    Engineering
    #186 World Rank #74 USA Rank
    Education
    #670 World Rank #370 USA Rank
    Psychology