Management Control through Industrial Engineering 470211

AN industrial engineering program for the complete control of manufacturing operations is described here. The program stresses the application of engineering methods and thinking to management's planning and control problems.
Plans for establishing standards for men and machines and for developing a variable control budget are presented.
Statistics, the author says, could solve many control problems if only engineers would learn more about statistical principles.
Wage incentives, mistakenly publicized as a major part of industrial engineering, he asserts, are not a substitute for good management.


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