Definition of Time study

1. Noun. An analysis of a specific job in an effort to find the most efficient method in terms of time and effort.

Definition of Time study

1. Noun. time and motion study ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Time Study

time sheets
time shifting
time signal
time signals
time signature
time signatures
time sink
time sinks
time slice
time slices
time slot
time slots
time spread
time standard
time stream
time study (current term)
time table
time tables
time test
time tested
time to come
time to kill
time to time
time travel
time trial
time trialist
time trials
time tunnel
time unit
time value

Literary usage of Time study

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Scientific Management: A Collection of the More Significant Articles edited by Clarence Bertrand Thompson (1914)
"... Reprinted by permission of Industrial Engineering ELEMENTARY time study is in many respects the most interesting phase of scientific management, ..."

2. Principles of Industrial Organization by Dexter Simpson Kimball (1919)
"This work has become known as time-study. Of course there was nothing new in ... Requirements and Apparatus for Time-study. time study in the modern sense, ..."

3. Business Administration by Leon Carroll Marshall (1921)
"The nature of time study, however, is but imperfectly understood and it is ... The analytical work of time study is as follows: a) Divide the work of a man ..."

4. Scientific Management: A History and Criticism by Horace Bookwalter Drury (1915)
"Elementary time study As compared with the methods usually employed in timing workmen, the unique characteristic of elementary time study is this, ..."

5. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1913)
"Time-spirit, Challenge to the. T: J. Gerrard. Cuth. World. »7: 736-43. S. '13. time study. Time-study and task work. SE Thompson. J. Pol. Econ. 21: 377-87. ..."

6. Industrial Organization and Management by Hugo Diemer (1915)
"At the beginning of time-study work it may take several days to analyze a job, while after six months of time-study work a similar job would take but a few ..."

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