IE386_Lecture11_TimeStudies_27Oct2011 (1)

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SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING Time studies and other performance  measures IE386
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SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING Why would a company conduct a time study? Need duration/unit for the following calculations Labor rate ×  duration/unit  × number of units = labor charge Number of units ×  duration/unit  ÷ shift length = number of workers Elapsed time ÷  duration/unit  – number of units produced = over/under Establish standard Incentive pay? Performance assessment? Cultural standard Assess training or suitability of worker Compare/establish methods for doing the work
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SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING How does one conduct a time study? 1. Determine and describe the method to be used to perform the task (optional,  discussed previously) If used, time is a “should take” time, training required in step 3 If not, time is a “did take” time, training not required in step 3
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course IE 370 taught by Professor Cheng during the Spring '11 term at Southwestern.

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