time-and-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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"The filming was an analysis of a time-and-motion study.
To assess each resident's allocation of his or her time, the time-and-motion study used 22 coders who were undergraduate premedical students.
To examine this issue, we generated work sampling data from our time-and-motion study. For work-sampling data we identified the activity that a resident was engaged in at specified moments in time.
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