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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. Laborcontributes about 10% of annual increase 2. Capitalcontributes 38% of annual increase 3. Managementcontributes 52% of annual increase...
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This note was uploaded on 01/28/2011 for the course MAN 4504 taught by Professor Benson during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.
- Spring '08