man hour

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Noun1.man hour - a time unit used in industry for measuring workman hour - a time unit used in industry for measuring work
workday, working day - the amount of time that a worker must work for an agreed daily wage; "they work an 8-hour day"
60 minutes, hour, hr - a period of time equal to 1/24th of a day; "the job will take more than an hour"
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It's true that employment has held up surprisingly well, but that's only because of a spectacular, unprecedented productivity bust: adjusting for labour quality, output per person-hour has declined around 7 percent since early 2008.
A mean of 1.5 rails per person-hour, or 3 rails per utility all-terrain vehicle-hour, were captured.
Austroads (2003; 2011) treats the value of driver time lost for freight vehicles in the same way as for business travel ($36.76 per person-hour).
On 18 October 1946, 113 snakes, comprised of eight species, were observed at a rate of 3.76 snakes per person-hour. During eight visits from 1 October through 3 November 2003-2008, 251 snakes, comprised of 11 species, were observed at an average rate of 4.71 snakes per person-hour.
Effort is in person-hours. Note: sites 01, 02, 04, 08, 17, and 24 were sampled for two person-hours each and sites 10, 13, 16, and 28 were sampled for one person-hour each, but no evidence of freshwater mussels was found.
It is much less often stated that labour productivity in France is quite a bit higher than ours, output per person-hour that is.
Seven species of mussels were considered to be uncommon or rare and represented less than one percent of the total number collected and their relative abundance was less than 0.5 clams per person-hour (Table 3).
* Productivity can be measured in different ways, but most companies will want to measure some form of productivity per person-hour. This can be orders, line items, unit loads, or any other unit of measurement that is important to the user.
Table 3 shows a comprehensive list of person-hour savings per test performed on Mobile Lab [TM] compared with the main clinical laboratory.
The aim of the present study is to complement previous comparisons of growth rates of manufacturing productivity in Britain and France with estimates of the current differences in the levels of output per person-hour worked in a dozen branches which constitute the manufacturing sector.
Vice president of operations: Terry Haas Operations manager: Keith Melton Total sq ft: 119,000 Products handled: Pharmaceuticals and related health care products Number of stock keeping units: 27,069 Number of full time employees: 100 Average daily throughput: 36,000 line items Average number of line items per order:22 Average number of lines picked per person-hour: 175 Number of orders shipped daily: 1400 Order turnaround time: 1 day Shipping accuracy: Over 99.5% System integrator: IBM Industrial Sector Consulting Division, Austin, Texas Warehouse management system: "BOSS", from Computer Associates, Columbus, Ohio Software modifier: The Summit Group, South Bend, Ind.