work measurement

work measurement
The application of techniques to establish the time required for a qualified worker to carry out a specified task at a defined level of performance. See work study

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  • work measurement — ˈwork ˌmeasurement noun [uncountable] the process of measuring and calculating the time taken by a worker to do a particular job to a fixed standard or quality: • Surveyors fees are dependent on work measurement. * * * work measurement UK US noun …   Financial and business terms

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