Seebohm serves as Director of the newly-established Welfare Department at the Ministry of Munitions, and works on the implementation of the principles of ‘scientific management’ in the munitions factories. He is appointed to the Reconstruction Committee in 1916 where Beatrice Webb describes him ‘invaluable’.
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@ChocolateLoveTO@jrf_uk@jrct_uk@JRRT1904 Thank you. We recognise this too. It has always been clear that the company operated during the period of colonialism, but this can also feel like new info. Catherine Hall's descriptions of 'knowing and not knowing' & 'turning a blind eye' feel helpful in capturing this duality.