time and motion study


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time and motion study

n.
An analysis of the efficiency with which an industrial operation is performed. Also called motion study, time study.
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time and motion study

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) the analysis of industrial or work procedures to determine the most efficient methods of operation. Also: time and motion, time study or motion study
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Noun1.time and motion study - an analysis of a specific job in an effort to find the most efficient method in terms of time and efforttime and motion study - an analysis of a specific job in an effort to find the most efficient method in terms of time and effort
examination, scrutiny - the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
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time and motion study

nanalisi f inv dei tempi e delle fasi di produzione
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The time and motion study identified three main targets for improving the efficiency of nursing care: documentation, medication administration, and care coordination.
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