Some Lessons from the Assembly Line First Paragraph summary The author, Andrew Braaksma let his reader know he work for a car manufacturer in an automotive plant in southwest Michigan last June. Second Paragraph summary Andrew have been a blue-collar worker every summer break for three years. In this second paragraph, he describes what kind of work he does in the car manufacturer like: stamping, welding, moving or assembling parts. He has to do a lot of hard work compare with the day he went to college. Third Paragraph summary There are two reasons why the author chooses this blue-collar job. First reason, he can make more money in this job because there is overtime pay. Second reason, he wants to safes money by live at home because living on campus is expensive in the summer. Fourth Paragraph summary Andrew talks about how he works in a plastics factory during his summer break from school, the job was really frustrated. He also mentions how little his pay check after long hour of work every day. It also very stressful for the blue collar workers know your job could disappear overnight for many reasons. Fifth paragraph summary The author perfectly highlights the reason why it so important for him to try to increase the opportunities for him to go to college and just as importantly for him who do have the opportunity, to make the most of it. His statement in the last sentence of this paragraph “All the advice and public service announcements about the value of an education that used to sound trite now ring true.” Sixth and seven paragraph summary Braaksma learn many good things out of his summer jobs. He feels lucky how he is to get an education, how to work hard, how easy it is to lose his job. His summer jobs had inspired him to study hard in his college years so you can get ready to enter the real
Reading Selection Quiz, I could not connect with this article at all. I found “Me Talk Pretty One Day” by David Sedaris uninteresting. Some Lessons From the Assembly Line” by Andrew Braaksma was intriguing and hit really close to home, so I decided it would be best for my critical analysis project.
The author's purpose for writing "Some Lessons From the Assembly Line" is to explain the importance of higher education. Careers that don’t require an individual to have any form of higher education, such….
As some college students spend their summers working part-time jobs and spending time with friends, this is not the case for Andrew Braaksma. He spends his summer breaks on an assembly line at a factory. Braaksma has been working in the factory since he got out of high school and he has learned some valuable lessons about life. In “Some Lessons from the Assembly Line” Braaksma comes to the realization that his choice to continue education and go onto college allows him better opportunity and experience….
The Author of "Some Lessons From the Assembly Line" appeared to have a clear goal when writing this text: to shed light on the ease of life for a college student when compared to that of the everyday working class individual. Though he also attempts to impress upon the reader the importance of having an education. This intent is not only inspiring but helpful as well. It shows you a perspective that you may not have gained on your….
life as a college student. It also teaches you life lessons, like the fact that some people work most of their lives in these factories. That is exactly what the author, Andrew Braaksma wrote about when he wrote "Some Lessons from the Assembly Line (Braaksma, 2005). The author's theme of "Some Lessons from the Assembly Line"(Braaksma, 2005) is to show the different lessons he learned in college while working summers in factories because these lessons taught him to appreciate his opportunity to go to….
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Paper #2 Assignment
What is life like on the global assembly line?
In the article “Life on the Global Assembly Line” Barbara Ehrenreich and Annette Fuentes did a very good job of portraying what was really going on in the lives of women working in an assembly line in Third World countries. I felt like the authors were not happy about what the corporations were doing. I think that the corporations are like a hungry dog that never could be satisfied with anything. I only disagree….
There is a blurring of lines between the urban and rural consumers in the country after economic reforms and it is necessary for companies to engage consumers online, according to Jotsna Mukherjee, a professor in Texas A & M Intl. University in the US and an expert on consumer behaviour.
She was delivering a lecture on the subject here at the Integral Institute of Advanced Management on Wednesday at a programme jointly organised by Business Line and the State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH)….
Doing business and setting up green-field operations in India is a lot less difficult than is perceived, with a few twists. Often, these twists are due to lack of preparation and anticipation. This was the basic premise on which, Saint Gobain Glass began its Indian operations; and, the success the company has achieved bears testimony to the correctness of its basic operating philosophy.
Saint-Gobain is a 338 year old France based global conglomerate operating in 46 countries and with….
JIELIANG PHONE HOME CASE STUDY
Jieliang (DL) is a line worker at Precision Electro-Tech’s Dongguan, China manufacturing plant. During a plant walk through, Marty Cole (OEM – Global Team) witnessed Jieliang being publicly disciplined in front of her fellow line workers for not following Total Quality Control (TQC) procedures and using her own method.
Precision Electro-Tech is a large contract manufacturer (CM) that produces products (i.e., cell phones) for another….
Mr. Gurunath V Shinde et al. / International Journal of Engineering and Technology (IJET)
“Ergonomic analysis of an assembly
workstation to identify time consuming and
fatigue causing factors using application of
Mr. Gurunath V Shinde #1, Prof.V.S.Jadhav *2
PG student, Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Government College of Engineering, Karad, (Maharashtra-India), Pin-415124
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Assembly line history
The assembly line is a process in which workers are put in order to assemble the parts faster to finish the product. This process affected the industrial revolution in a great manner. The companies were able to construct their products faster and satisfying the demand that was needed at that time. Many companies try to perfect the process in different manners. Then, Ford Company was the first in creating a moving assemble line. After that ford was the leader in selling….