Cecil Alec Mace (1894 – 7 June 1971) was a British philosopher and industrial psychologist.
He discredited the notion that workers are primarily incentivized by money. He also stated that people have a "will to work." In 1935, he conducted the first empirical studies of goal setting.
- Sibylla; or, the Revival of Prophecy. 1926
- A Manual of Psychology 1929
- The psychology of study, etc. 1932.
- The Principles of Logic. An introductory survey. 1933
- Supernormal Faculty and the Structure of the Mind. 1937
- Current Trends in British Psychology. Edited by C. A. Mace and P. E. Vernon. 1953
- The Psychological Approach to Scientific Management - can this be applied in the home? 1954
- British Philosophy in the Mid-Century. A Cambridge symposium. Edited by C. A. Mace. 1957
- Selected papers. 1973.
- Mace, Cecil Alec (1932). The psychology of study. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd. viii, 96. LCCN 3324188 . OCLC 6654937.