work measurement

The application of techniques to establish the time required for a qualified worker to carry out a specified task at a defined level of performance. See work study

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  • work measurement — ˈwork ˌmeasurement noun [uncountable] the process of measuring and calculating the time taken by a worker to do a particular job to a fixed standard or quality: • Surveyors fees are dependent on work measurement. * * * work measurement UK US noun …   Financial and business terms

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  • clerical work measurement — Gen Mgt an umbrella term for a collection of methods for measuring administrative and clerical work activities. Clerical work measurement is a variation on conventional work measurement practices. The main clerical work measurement techniques… …   The ultimate business dictionary

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  • work study — A systematic examination of human work processes, designed to identify the ways in which the efficiency and effectiveness of these processes can be improved. It usually consists of a method study to compare existing methods with proposed methods… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • work study — Gen Mgt, HR, Ops the analysis of activities of employees within an organizational context. Work study comprises a set of techniques that are used to examine a work process and determine where improvements can be made. It usually involves method… …   The ultimate business dictionary

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  • Measurement of a Circle — (Greek: Κύκλου μέτρησις, Kuklou metrēsis) is a treatise that consists of three propositions by Archimedes. The treatise is only a fraction of what was a longer work.[1][2] Contents 1 Propositions …   Wikipedia

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