Literature Review Assignment - Work Study

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Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1LITERATURE REVIEW................................................................................................................1Work Study.................................................................................................................................1Role of Work study in improving productivity...........................................................................1Techniques of work study for improving the productivity.........................................................2CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................4REFERENCES................................................................................................................................6
INTRODUCTIONProduction is refers to those manufacturing activity by which raw material are passesthrough various activities and completed in a fished nature (National Research Council, 2013). Itis known as main part of every business by which it can make great market approach in theglobal world. Hence, it can be said that to managing or improving the production activity is a keyaction which is done by the manager. This report presents the literature review and describes therole of works and techniques for improving the production activity of a manufacturing company.It also explain the various techniques by which a manufacturing industry make some changes forimproving their productivity. At last by critical analysing the various facts helps to present therole of work study and techniques which are used by the manufacturing company form managetheir production activity as per their desired plan.LITERATURE REVIEWWork StudyIt can be defined as the analysis of a particular activity of a job for determining thecorrect method which suitable for them. It includes determining the standard time to execute theaction as per the given method. Work study can be divided into two parts: Method study andTime study. According toNational Research Council, (2013)It is a management techniqueswhich investigate the various factors that make great impact on the efficiency and effectivenessof organisation activity in order to make some changes in their production plan. It also includesset standards and rules by which a firm, can analysis the actual need by comparing the otheralternatives for achieving their goals and objectives by an effective manner. Moreover, workstudy for improving the productivity by a manufacturing industry can be done by eliminating thewaste and unnecessary actions or reducing the cost by adopting the standardised method which issuitable for the organisation. Hence, it can be said that work study plays a supportive role toimproving the productivity by the manufacturing company.Role of Work study in improving productivityIn order to improving the productivity by a manufacturing company, work study playsvarious roles in an organisation. As perNational Research Council, (2013)point of view, workstudy plays an important role in a production process. In which, standardised methods arealready determined which are performed in a idle time. Hence, work study is knows as the best1
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