Definition of Motion study
1. Noun. An analysis of a specific job in an effort to find the most efficient method in terms of time and effort.
Generic synonyms: Examination, Scrutiny
Lexicographical Neighbors of Motion Study
Literary usage of Motion study
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Principles of Industrial Organization by Dexter Simpson Kimball (1919)
"Motion-Study. It has been shown that it is highly economical to plan the sequence of operations in a broad way by the routing methods that have been ..."
2. Scientific Management and Labor by Robert Franklin Hoxie (1915)
"The General Character and Effect of Time and motion study.—Mr. Emerson subscribes to the general statement that time and motion study is necessary to secure ..."
3. Business Administration by Leon Carroll Marshall (1921)
"844 The Range of Time and motion study. 15. ... Such a motion study should, of course, be followed by time study and task-setting, in the Taylor philosophy. ..."
4. Bibliography of Industrial Efficiency and Factory Management (books by Harry George Turner Cannons (1920)
"KENT, RT Micro-motion Study in Industry : the Important New Adjunct to ... motion study for the Move-man : How the Automatic Truck decreases the Cost of ..."
5. Scientific Management: A Collection of the More Significant Articles edited by Clarence Bertrand Thompson (1914)
"The aim of motion study is to determine the most effective motion to accomplish a desired ... Time study and motion study, therefore, go hand in hand, ..."
6. Transactions of the International Engineering Congress, 1915 (1916)
"motion study viewed as dealing with the selection, invention, ... Modern instruments available for the present student of time and motion study: the ..."
7. Industrial Arts Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1914)
"11 Eng Rec 67:490-2 My 3 '13; Sie oleo Vibration motion study Automatic truck decreases the cost of shop 99-102 Mr '13 Mirro-motion study. ..."