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Human Work Productivity

A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

Edited by Shrawan Kumar, Anil Mital, Arunkumar Pennathur

CRC Press

253 pages

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pub: 2013-08-02
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The current global economic downturn and considerable shifting in industrial and manufacturing activities have disturbed the industrial order. However, human work productivity is still one of the most important components of the industrial economy and a determining factor in global competiveness and influence as well as the potential for technologi

Table of Contents

Ergonomics Improvements for the Human Operator - Cost Effectiveness Approach. Workstation redesign, Workplace Re-Layout and Productivity. Productivity and Worker Age. Human Factors Related to the Success of Total Productive Naintenance. Design Simplification and Innovation through Adoption of a Time Based Design for Maintenance Methodology. Changes in US Manufacturing Worker Productivity with Working Hours. A comparison of US Manufacturing Workers' Productivity with Similar Workers in Selected Developed and Fast Developing Economies. Benefits of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies. Productivity and Technology: Techniques Related to Industrial Energy Savings. Productivity in Healthcare Organizations.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Human Resources & Personnel Management
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Design / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety