Benefits of Work Measurement

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Benefits Of The Work Measurement Methods

Manufacturing better, more durable and less-costly products has always been an important part of the industrial process for the designers to think about and the developing technology nowadays helps the corporations to design better technics, better methods and these help the corporations to reduce the costs, increase the products by decreasing the time that is necessary to manufacture those products. People working in industries try to find more efficient ways of manufacturing the products and thus, they use work measurement methods to plan the work of the workforce, to decide how many workers it would need to complete the tasks, to determine the time that is needed to complete the task, to calculate the general cost of the product and finally to calculate the general efficiency and the productivity of the workers. Work measurement is the process of establishing the time that a given task would take when performed by a qualified worker working at a defined level of performance. There are various ways in which work may be measured and a variety of technics have been established. The basic procedure, irrespective of the particular measurement technic being used, consists of three main stages; an analysis phase in which the job is divided into convenient, discrete components, commonly known as elements; a measurement phase in which the specific measurement technic is used to establish the time required to complete each element of work and a synthesis phase in which the various elemental times are added, together with appropriate allowances to construct the standard time for the complete job.

In today`s modern and global world, work measurement technics are much more important compared to the past, as the industries are rapidly growing and there are more effective methods founded every day. Today`s engineers benefit from the past, as the pioneers of the modern manufacturing processes, Frank Gilbreth and Frederick Taylor...
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