Factory and Industrial Management Volume 63, No. 5

Factory and Industrial Management Volume 63, No. 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...to keep this expensive matter down to the minimum. Unless we know what this re-work or waste costs and enter it into our costs, it is very easy to be misled as to actual costs. It is, therefore, one of the important functions of Management to know, by departments, true conditions of all waste so that proper corrections may be applied. Plant Equipment Are you certain that not oni of your competitors has here or there in his plant a more efficient machine, or a better grouping of machines or a superior arrangement of handling his product from one machine to another, or from one department to another? Have you the expert tool men to handle this important phase of a manufacturing plant; men who are not only mechanical engineers capable of creating A-l tool designs, but are also able excutives in manipulating tool departments? Are new or changed designs checked by' the shop Mechanical Department to concur with the Engineering Department that such designs or changes are accepted from a manufacturing standpoint at the start--to eliminate troubles and snags after work is in process? These and many other pertinent questions may well be considered by Modern Management, in order to apply permanent remedies and avoid temporary or expedient, make-shift methods, which, after all, do not apply a real "stay put" correction. To bring about results, the writer has found it essential to secure the cooperation and coordination of the chief executives, who become a part of the Management, acting as advisory committee; said committee generally consisting of: manufacturing superintendent, production manager, designing engineer, and superintendent of factory costs, who jointly, in conference, pass on to the Manager recommendations affectingpolicies, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236755502
  • 9781236755506