Time study is a work measurement technique for recording the time of performing a certain/specified conditions and for analyzing the data so as to obtain time necessary for an operator to carry out at a define rate of performance.
Time study is a tried and tested method of work measurement for setting basic times and hence standard times for carrying out specified work. Its roots are back to the period between the two World Wars.
The aim of time study is to establish a time for a qualified worker to perform specified work under stated conditions and at a defined rate of working. Read more…
Motion study is a business efficiency technique. It is the part of method study and is one of the oldest branches of work-study. Every work consists of some motion. These motions are productively used in workplace to organize a better method of performing a job.
According to Gilbreth, “Motion study is the science of eliminating wastefulness, resulting from using unnecessary, ill directed and inefficient motion.” Read more…