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Report on Time Studies: Making-Up; Trimming; Underwear Department; at the Ware Mills, Otis Co., Ware, Mass., 1926

Accession Number: 0022.63.26

Collection: Library - Manuscripts

Object: Barnes Textile report

Maker/Author: Barnes Textile Associates.. (Author, corporate)

Date Made: 1926

Description:
Barnes Textile Associates. Report on Time Studies: Making-Up; Trimming; Underwear Department; at the Ware Mills of the Otis Co., Ware Mass., 1926. The report summarizes a number of tests that were conducted in the underwear department over the course of two weeks. The report contains a number of charts that display the time taken to make up and trim various pants and shirts. It then lists the efficiencies of each process and their costs to the mill. The report goes on to discuss the differences found in the listed wage per piece of the workers and how much they actually make per piece.

Subject:
Industrial efficiency--Evaluation; Textile industry--Labor productivity; Labor productivity; Ware Mills (Ware, Mass.); Time study; Ware (Mass.); Otis Company.

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