Define: Work Measurement

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Definition: Work Measurement

What is the dictionary definition of Work Measurement?

Dictionary Definition

A work measurement is an estimation of the time required to carry out a series of manufacturing tasks, compiled by studying the operations involved in an activity by means of time, methods and work studies.


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Work Measurement. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. March 30, 2020
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Work Measurement are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 29th January 2019.