The Library of Factory Management Volume 5

The Library of Factory Management Volume 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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...service value remains, whether it is still an efficient type or so obsolete as to justify early replacement. The work is facilitated greatly if a regular form is provided, with proper columns for the various items mentioned and, in addition, columns for unit prices and totals. Such a sheet is shown in Form XL. It is eight and a half by eleven in size and should have a sufiicient margin at the left to allow fitting into a standard binder. When the inventorying is completed and verified, the next step is to price the various articles. This is a task that requires the close attention of an expert. Before finally fixing prices, however, it is customary for the appraisers to consult with the factory manager or his engineer, as doubt often exists about the accuracy of figures, which only one intimately acquainted with the business can remove. FORl(lS_ XL and _XLI: The larger form, an Byixll sheet, allows a ace for the checker to note a description of machines and to describe their general conditions. Co umns are supplied for the resgective vslues_ which are to_be added later. When running appraisals are ogerated. a record I ow_mg at all times;the remaining service value in each machine is _hept on t 0 smaller lorm. This is similar to a perpetual inventory of stock where a separate card is allotted for each article Appraisal of buildings and fixtures is an independent matter (Form XLII). If cost records are available, both of the original construction and of improvements, this part of the work is much simplified. In the absence of actual figures, the only alternative is to prepare an estimate from the building plans. These, too, may be lacking or in poor shape, in which case new ones must first be drafted from actual measurements. An appraiser, ..show more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236776763
  • 9781236776761