Principle of Motion Economy:
The improvement of any method is generally accomplished using the ideas chosen from the alternatives throw up during the critical examination phase of the method study. To aid the critical examination certain rules or principles are involved. The rules generally known as the principles of motion economy have evolved over the years. It was originated by the Gilberts and expanded by other investigator like Bames. These principles are widely employed today but work study practitioners to reduce fatigue eliminate motions, and to devise smooth flowing time saving motions and to improve methods of work.