This book has been replaced by the author, who in September 2013 has published Time and Motion Study For Capacity and Productivity. ISBN-13: 978-1492221425. It is cheaper, and has more information, especially about capacity and constraints. Please look for it on Amazon. My book on all aspects of Industrial Engineering is also available w; Industrial Engineering: Theory, Practice & Application Business and Production Management, Productivity and Capacity ISBN-13: 978-1482301793. It includes all of the 2013 book concerning time study.
Jack Greene is president of Jackson Productivity Research Inc. He has implemented dozens of productivity improvement, work measurement, cost reduction, expansion, relocation, consolidation and integration projects in the US and internationally for manufacturing companies both large (Fortune 250) and small. Mr. Greene is a graduate industrial engineer from the University of Tennessee with over 40 years practical experience in industry, in the U. S. and internationally. He started at U. S. Steel, with a stopwatch in his hand, and subsequently headed division or corporate industrial engineering for three Fortune 250 companies; ITT, Abbott Labs, and Bausch & Lomb. In all of the management positions, he has directed industrial engineering (cost reduction and productivity, work measurement, cost standards, methods) and facility planning (layout, capacity and cost determination to support strategic decisions, justification of projects, subsequent planning and implementation, plant expansion, relocation, consolidation). His expertise in cost effective manufacturing and management practices comprehends the semiconductor, pharmaceutical, optical, steel, lighting, electronic assembly, canning, recreational, consumer products, and hospitality and communication industries. He has frequently represented manufacturing and facility interests within due diligence and feasibility studies for merger, acquisition and consolidation projects. Emphasizing individual, boutique attention, JPR can also provide scalable, comprehensive, on-site project management through its network of well qualified domestic and international affiliates. Other books on Amazon address management and how-to techniques for: Cost Reduction How to Survive, Recover, Thrive Plant Design, Plant Layout, Floor Planning Facility Relocation, Expansion, Consolidation, Site Search