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Unformatted text preview: providing training and proper work methods/tools, and establishing incentives for work to be accomplished. Frank and Lillian Gilbreath: Developed work measurement methods. Applied efficiency methods to their home and 12 children Henry Ford: Created Ford Motor Company using first moving assembly line to make Model T. W. Edwards Deming: Taught Japan quality control methods. Used statistics to analyze process. His methods involve workers in decisions Productivity Challenge: Productivity is the ratio of outputs (goods and services) divided by the inputs (resources such as labor and capital) Productivity is a measure of process improvement representing output relative to input. Standard of living improves through productivity increases. Productivity Variables: 1. Labor—contributes about 10% of annual increase 2. Capital—contributes 38% of annual increase 3. Management—contributes 52% of annual increase...
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- Spring '08
- Management, Ford Motor Company, annual increase, Operations and Productivity Operations Management, Productivity Operations Management, -Mass Customization Era