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Line Balancing
The process of assigning tasks to workstations in such a way that the workstation have approximately equal time requirements
Cycle Time
The maximum time allowed at each to complete a set of tasks on a unit
Precedence Diagram
A diagram that shows elemental tasks and their precedence requirements
Job Design
The act of specifying the content and methods of jobs
Specialization
Work that concentrates on some aspect of a product
Job Enlargement
Giving a worker a larger portion of the total task, by horizontal loading
Job Rotation
Workers periodically exchange jobs
Job Enrichment
Increasing responsibility for planning and coordination tasks, by vertical loading
Self-directed Teams
Groups empowered to make certain changes in their work processes
Ergonomics
Incorporation of human factors in the design of the workplace
Methods of Analysis
Analyzing how a job is done
Flow Process Chart
Chart used to examine the overall sequence of an operation by focusing on movement of the operator or flow of materials
Worker-machine Chart
Chart used to determine portions of a work cycle during which an operator and equipment are busy or idle
Motion Study
Systematic study of the human motion used to perform an operation
Motion Study Principles
Guidelines for designing motion efficient work procedures
Therbligs
Basic elemental motions that make up a job
Micromotion study
Use of motion pictures and slow motion to study motions and otherwise would be too rapid to analyze