Making the Office Pay; Tested Office Plans, Methods and Systems That Make for Better Results from Everyday Routine

Making the Office Pay; Tested Office Plans, Methods and Systems That Make for Better Results from Everyday Routine

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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. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ... spelled out, are too long and necessitate a change in type, it is best to abbreviate uniformly. "A supply of 300 to 500 sheets are generally sufficient to order at one time; if, however, 25 or more sheets are used per month, 1,000 may be ordered. It is not advisable on the first order to stock heavily as certain defects may show up which demand revision on the next lot; if a large stock is on hand the mistakes will not be remedied promptly. "I have found that a folder in the correspondence file helps in preparing forms. As improvements or changes are suggested, I file a note of it in this folder. At the time of reordering, this 'tickler' is referred to, and all needed corrections are made." How to design a new bookkeeping form How to save cost and prevent mistakes How many formf should be ordered at one time? COMPOSING ROOM DATE STATE ALL OVERTIME IN SPACE BELOW FIGURE 94: The labor cost card at the it was made more efficient, only one operaleft required several operations before the tion being necessary. The time card in the correct cost was arrived at. By arranging middle keeps a close check on the work and the card differently, as shown at the right, the results of each compositor's work. Even though a scheme like this is used it probably is well to analyze, at intervals, every form in use in the organization. Such a "going over" made it possible to reduce the number of employees on the staff of one factory office from eighteen to twelve, to operate the department as a whole on a'more economical basis, and at the same time to increase individual salaries by raising the working standards of each person. In this reorganization every form used in gathering facts for the office was carefully studied and more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236573447
  • 9781236573445