time-motion study


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Noun1.time-motion study - an analysis of a specific job in an effort to find the most efficient method in terms of time and efforttime-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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A nurse time-motion study in 2008 exposed the inefficiencies of nursing care and in many ways ushered in a new approach to the design of nurse workstations.
Natalie Petouhoff, noted Social Media Author and Strategist, three companies were subjected to a time-motion study to monitor the effects of technology on customer service agents' attitudes and how it relates to productivity, performance and profit contribution.
Merchandising time depended on tree size, and the time-motion study was specifically designed for detecting and modeling any relationships between these two variables.
As indicated in ``Mobile Home Park Maintenance Inspection Program -- Extend or Die,'' a 2006 state report I personally gave each member of the Lancaster City Council recently, a time-motion study by the California Department of Housing and Urban Development reveals that for about 75 cents monthly per space for both the mobile home owner and the park owner, local health, safety and building code inspection, compliance, and enforcement could occur.