Factory Management Course and Service; A Series of Interlocking Text Books Written for the Industrial Extension Institute by Factory Managers and Consulting Engineers as Part of the Factory Management Course and Service Volume 1

Factory Management Course and Service; A Series of Interlocking Text Books Written for the Industrial Extension Institute by Factory Managers and Consulting Engineers as Part of the Factory Management Course and Service Volume 1

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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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...a star, but even in cases like this the other actors are selected with reference to certain distinct requirements. The play and the ideals behind it would govern the kind of people to be recruited. Making the Organization Efi'ective.--As explained in Chapter III, the difference between a sales manager under one type of organization and then under another, convinced me that there was infinitely more to this work of industrial betterment than just planning, cost systems, time study, or bonus. This became a firm conviction after operating for a time in another and larger plant managed by three men. After investigating this plant, my assistant said that he felt the company would expect us to recommend planning, or time study, or bonus, or costing, but that the real troubles would not be corrected through the use of those tools. His conclusion was that the place was disorganized from the top down, and the correction of this condition would smooth out or eliminate many of the other faults. After going over the findings, we decided to submit our conclusions to the management on this basis, and we told these three men that the real trouble lay with them as executives. After we submitted our facts they agreed with us, and we were told to go ahead and make further recommendations on this basis. As a result, after investigation, they took up co-ordination, and this concern is securing real results as a consequence, which would not have been the case if we had started with the third, fourth, fifth, or sixth principle first. Essentials in an Investigation.--The investigation gave attention to the following points, which, while a repetition of some of the things contained in Chapter X, will prove of interest-because of the more specific nature of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 200g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123698501X
  • 9781236985019