Time study is a method of measuring work for recording the times of performing a certain specific task or its elements carried out under specified conditions. An operator does same operation (task) throughout the day. Time study help to define how much time is necessary for an operator to carry out the task at a defined rate of performance.
Time study is also called work measurement. It is essential for both planning and control of operations. Read more…
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…
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…