Business: Bedaux Reformed

Some 5,000,000 listeners last week heard the once-notorious Bedaux ("speed-up") System and the C.I.O. publicly agree. The president of the Bedaux Co. and the president of the left-wing Mine, Mill & Smelter Workers Union, broadcasting on America's Town Meeting of the Air concurred: joint management, labor, Government, and engineering councils were the way to speed up war production.

The president of the Bedaux Co. is no longer Charles E. Bedaux, nor are its policies his. Much water has gone under the bridge since he tried to publicize his system by touring the U.S. with...

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