Time & Motion Studies: Overview


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Time and motions studies are tools used by which management theory?

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1. Who is considered the founder of scientific management?

2. Who focused on time studies?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Time and motion studies are important tools to be familiar with in scientific management, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of their focuses and applications.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the history, uses, and focuses of:

  • Motion studies
  • Time studies
  • Therbligs
  • Scientific management

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast time studies and motion studies
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the people involved with scientific management and time studies
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding therbligs and management theories

Additional Learning

To learn more about the uses of time and motion studies, review the accompanying lesson titled Time & Motion Studies: Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define time study
  • Define motion study
  • Differentiate between time and motion studies
  • Know the roles of Frederick Taylor as well as Frank and Lillian Gilbreth in the development of time and motion studies
  • Know what therbligs are
  • Familiarize yourself with examples of the application of time and motion studies