Factory and Industrial Management Volume 64

Factory and Industrial Management Volume 64

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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: ...Other chapters deal with TIME STUDY AND JOB ANALYSIS By William O. Lichtner, Consulting Engineer in Management and Construction The Ronald Press Co., New York, N. Y. Cloth, 5x84 in., 390 pp. Price $6.00 Anyone who wishes to secure a ciearcut idea of what scientific management can accomplish and just how these results are brought about can secure the desired information from this volume. Commencing with a review of industrial conditions precedent to scientific management, the author proceeds to show why and how scientific management was introduced and the results accomplished where it has been properly applied. The introduction of scientific management, or "job standardization," from the moment that it is undertaken, through the periods when employees are being trained to assist in the work of standardization; when employees as a whole are being won over to the new way; when "job times" are being taken and checked; when fatigue allowances are being made and rates set; when standards and instructions are being made out-right on through to the time when the entire "job" or plant has been standardized and provision made for perpetuating the standards--the author shows what should be done and how, in clear, easily understood language. Chapters on the relation of scientific management to increased production, the relation of the sales to the manufacturing division and a chapter on the value of job standardizat'on as a means of avoiding industrial disputes, complete the volume proption of the foregoing in ordinary busi-er. Six appendices, bearing on various ness interviews, talks to boards of di-phases of job standardization, and a good rectors, committees, etc., as well as in index, complete the volume. Well...show more

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  • Paperback | 356 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 635g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123692813X
  • 9781236928139