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Posted on Oct 19 2019 - 11:25pm by admin
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Staffing Staffing is the process of acquiring, developing, employing, appraising, remunerating and retaining people so that right type of people are available at right positions and at right time in the organization. Staffing is a very important function of management. No organization can be successful unless it can fill and keep filled the various positions with...

Posted on Oct 19 2019 - 10:26pm by admin
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Bureaucracy A bureaucracy is an administrative or social system that relies on a set of rules and procedures, separation of functions and a hierarchical structure in implementing controls over an organization, government or social system. Large administrative staffs are most common in large organizations that need standardized rules and procedures or consistency across...

Hawthorne Experiments The Hawthorne plant of the General Electric Company, Chicago was manufacturing telephone system bell. It employed about 30,000 employees at the time of experiments. There was dissatisfaction among the workers and productivity was not upto the mark. In order to find out the real cause behind this, a team was constituted led by Elton Mayo, Whitehead...

Fayol’s 14 Principles of Management Henry Fayol (1841-1925) was a French mining engineer ;  director of mines who developed   general theory 0 business administration. He was the most influential contributor to modern concept of management. He proposed the five primary functions of management (Planning, Organising, Controlling, Directing, Coordination) and...

Posted on Oct 19 2019 - 7:59pm by admin
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Scientific Management Scientific management was propounded by Frederick Winslow Taylor (1856-1915) who is the father, of Scientific Management. Taylor experimented in three companies: Midvale Steel, Simonds Rolling Machine and Bethlehem Steel and on the basis of his observation and findings he has propounded these principles. Principles of Scientific Management The...

Posted on Jul 8 2019 - 7:23pm by admin
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Kaizen Kaizen is a system of continuous improvement in quality, technology, processes, company culture, productivity, safety and leadership. The concept of kaizen was born in Japan following World War II. The word Kaizen means  “ Continuous improvement’. It comes from a Japanese word (Kai), which means “change” or “to correct” and (zen) means “good”. In...

Posted on Jul 8 2019 - 11:45am by admin
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Site Analysis/Location Analysis Location analysis is a dynamic process where organizations analyze and compare the appropriateness of alternative sites with the aim of selecting the best site. The need for the selection of the location may arise under any of the following conditions: 1. When the business in newly started Site selection is the basic activity, wherever...

Posted on Jul 7 2019 - 11:40pm by admin
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Plant Location/Facility Location Facility location is also called plant location. Plant location is the choice of region and the selection of a particular site for setting up a plant. Facility location is a critical strategic decision. Location activity has been very high in recent decades as a result of technology improvements, economic growth, international expansion...

Impact of Information Technology on Production and Operation Management In last few years, technology has changed the way organization conduct their business. Advent of technology in operation management has increased productivity of the organization. The scope of technology has evolved over a period of time and has moved from development of products into design,...

Posted on Jun 22 2019 - 3:24pm by admin
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Labor Market A labour market is the place where workers and employees interact with each other. In the labour market, employers compete to hire the best, and the workers compete for the best satisfying job. In a labour market, services of human labour are bought and sold like other commodities. But there is a vast difference between labour market and commodity market....