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Analysing productivity at plant level in the engineering industry

S. J. Lee

Analysing productivity at plant level in the engineering industry

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Thesis(Ph.D.) - Loughborough University of Technology 1979.

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The maximum productivity levels serves as a benchmark for desired perform. The methods for analysis will vary depending on the level of analysis. For example, at the micro-level, we measure operational efficiency at points (machine, workstation, laborer) on the shop floor, whereas the macro-level might be at the firm, industry, or nation Size: KB.


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