Steps in work measurement, Operation Management

Steps in  work Measurement:

The  various steps  are :

1. Break the job  into elements:

2. Record the observed time  for each  element  by means  of time  study  synthesis  or analytical  estimating method.

3. Establish elemental time  values by extending observed time  into normal time  for each element  by applying a rating factor.

4. Assess relaxation  allowance for personal  needs  and physical  and mental fatigue  involved  carrying  out each  element.

5. Add  the relaxation  allowance time to  normal  for each element   to arrive at the  work content.

6. Determine  the frequency of occurrences of each element in the   job  multiply  the work   content of  each element by its frequency( i, e,  number  of time the  element occurs in the job) and add up the  times  to arrive  at the work  content  for the job.

7. Add contingency allowance if any to arrive at the  standard  time  to do the job.

Posted Date: 2/8/2013 5:41:59 AM | Location : United States

Related Discussions:- Steps in work measurement, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Steps in work measurement, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Steps in work measurement Discussions

Write discussion on Steps in work measurement
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions

Compare a Utilitarian and a Libertarian view on the importance and enforcement of consumer rights (to choose, to safety, to be informed, to be heard, to redress and to privacy).

But from the outside, it's getting harder every day to articulate what Google is. Is it a Web company? A software company? Something else entirely? How are the situations for Fo

A location analysis for Temponi Controls, a small manufacturer of parts for high-technology cable systems, has been narrowed down to 4 locations. Temponi will need to train assembl

During the 1980s, the general populace of these countries deteriorated, even though several Latin American countries developed strategies to reposition medical personnel and servic

What are the issues of management does Whole Foods Market in 2010 needs to address? Analyze and evaluate the issues identified

1. The monthly sales for Telco Batteries, Inc., were as follows: Month Sales Jan 20 Feb 21 Mar 15 Apr 14 May 13 Jun 16 Jul 17 Aug 18 Sep 20 Oct 20

Which of the following best shows forces for change vs. forces for stability? Change forces are: adapting, sustaining, and predicting; whereas stability forces are: bureaucracy, tr

Harvey Jameson was recently terminated as comptroller at the age of 66 from Better Beef, Inc. His replacement is Tammy Parker, age 45. Because both he and his replacement are cover

The following table lists a set of nine activities with their sequence requirements and estimated activity times.A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H