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IJSTR >> Volume 6 - Issue 1, January 2017 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616



Improving Productivity In A School Desk Production Factory

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AUTHOR(S)

Eze Somtochukwu Kingsley, Onyeagba Basil Obinna, Madu Okwuchukwu, Maliki Daniel, Okwuego Emeka Charles

 

KEYWORDS

Productivity, School desk, Factory, Improvement, Work study, Work space.

 

ABSTRACT

Productivity improvement in a school desk production factory was investigated using work study. The study was limited on four most improved areas: safety standards, working conditions, fatigue and material handling. Data collected were subjected to industrial statistical analysis using activity chart and process chart. Results obtained indicate that the improved method saved a time of 1hr 7mins from the old method, reduces fatigue and increases productivity. The results of this finding will be very useful in small scale industries with regard to improving productivity in Nigeria.

 

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