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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To conduct our analysis, we used data from (1) a time-motion study (TMS) that described how HEWs spend their time in diverse settings, (15) (2) an exploratory study of Woreda (Ethiopian equivalent of a district)-level costs associated with the HEW program, and (3) a multi-country study that estimated national costs of community health worker programs (13) (including Ethiopiaspecific estimates).
A Time-Motion Study of Primary Care Physicians' Work in the Electronic Health Record Era.
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.