motion study

n.

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  • motion study — ➔ study1 * * * motion study UK US noun [C] HR ► TIME AND MOTION STUDY(Cf. ↑time and motion study) …   Financial and business terms

  • motion study — see TIME STUDY n …   English World dictionary

  • motion study — noun an analysis of a specific job in an effort to find the most efficient method in terms of time and effort • Syn: ↑time and motion study, ↑time and motion study, ↑time motion study, ↑time study, ↑work study • Hypernyms: ↑examination, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • motion study — Gen Mgt the observation of physical movements involved in the performance of work, and investigation of how these can be made more effective and cost efficient. Motion study was originally developed by Frank and Lillian Gilbreth, and is now often …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • motion study. — See time and motion study. [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • motion study. — See time and motion study. [1910 15] …   Useful english dictionary

  • time and motion study — noun an analysis of a specific job in an effort to find the most efficient method in terms of time and effort • Syn: ↑time and motion study, ↑time motion study, ↑motion study, ↑time study, ↑work study • Hypernyms: ↑examination, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • time-and-motion study — noun an analysis of a specific job in an effort to find the most efficient method in terms of time and effort • Syn: ↑time and motion study, ↑time motion study, ↑motion study, ↑time study, ↑work study • Hypernyms: ↑examination, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Time and motion study — A time and motion study (or time motion study) is a business efficiency technique combining the Time Study work of Frederick Winslow Taylor with the Motion Study work of Frank and Lillian Gilbreth (not to be confused with his son best known… …   Wikipedia

  • time and motion study — ➔ study1 * * * time and motion study UK US noun [C] (also motion study) HR, WORKPLACE ► an examination of how quick and effective a company s working methods are, and how to improve them: »The Executive Committee decided to carry out a time and… …   Financial and business terms

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