Work-Study

An Overview of Work Measurement in Textile Industry

Work Measurement

Work measurement is the application of techniques designed to establish the time for an average worker to carry out a specified manufacturing task at a defined level of performance (to measure the time of a work for a worker). It is concerned with the length of time it takes to complete a work task assigned to a specific job . Read more…

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Posted by Ataul Islam - December 17, 2013 at 3:47 pm

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What is Allowance? | Different Types of Allowances

Allowances
The normal time for an operation does not contain any allowances for the worker. It is impossible to work throughout the day even though the most practicable, effective method has been developed. Even under the best working method situation, the job will still demand the expenditure of human effort and some allowance must therefore be made for recovery from fatigue and for relaxation. Read more…

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Posted by Ataul Islam - December 15, 2013 at 8:11 am

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Framework of Work Study | Advantages of Work Study

Work Study:
Work study is a generic term for those techniques, method study and work measurement which are used in the examination of human work in all its contexts. And which lead systematically to the investigation of all the factors which affect the efficiency and economy of the situation being reviewed, in order to effect improvement.

Work study is a means of enhancing the production efficiency (productivity) of the firm by elimination of waste and unnecessary operations. Read more…

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Posted by Ataul Islam - November 22, 2013 at 3:52 am

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What is Productivity | Productivity Improvement Techniques

Productivity
Productivity is the ratio of output to inputs in production; it is a measure of the efficiency of production. Productivity refers to the efficiency of the production system. It is the concept that guides the management of production system. It is an indicator to how well the factors of production (land, capital, labour and energy) are utilised.

European Productivity Agency (EPA) has defined productivity as,

“Productivity is an attitude of mind. It is the mentality of progress, of the constant improvements of that which exists. It is the certainty of being able to do better today than yesterday and continuously. It is the constant adaptation of economic and social life to changing conditions. It is the continual effort to apply new techniques and methods. It is the faith in progress.” Read more…

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Posted by Ataul Islam - November 21, 2013 at 6:57 am

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Assembly Line Balancing: An effective tool for improving Productivity

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Because of increasing competition in apparel products in the global market, it is very important for apparel manufacturing industries to maintain the demand and deadline of shipments. In most of the assembly lines in the apparel industries, work-ers are not placed based on their skill which reduces produc-tivity and deteriorates deadline of shipments with increasing costs. This work is carried out for the purpose of analysis and development a frame work for improving productivity Read more…

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Posted by Ataul Islam - November 1, 2013 at 9:29 am

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