Assembly line Essay Topics

Scientific Management by Federick Taylor

Federick W. Taylor, considered the father of scientific management published his work, The Principles of Scientific Management in 1911 has been instrumental in revolutionising management thought. He promoted the process of scientifically studying work to increase worker and organisational efficiency. His principles contributed to a variety of management practices involving specialisation, assembly production, division of… View Article

Designing a Manufacturing Process Toshiba´s Notebook Computer Assembly Line

Whenever a new model is introduced at Toshiba, management attempts to improve the assembling process in terms of increasing productivity and decreasing costs. Attentiveness is directed towards reducing the amount of components and simplifying production and assembly. Manufacturing engineering manager Toshihiro Nakamura introduced a prototype assembly sheet concerning the new notebook model. The following precedence… View Article

Case Problem 1 Chapter 3

Digital Imaging: Balancing Photo Printer Production Digital Imaging, a company that produces photo printers, recently introduced two models of printers into the average consumer market: the DI-910, and the more sophisticated and faster DI-950. Analysis shows that management can expect profit contributions of $42 for each DI-910 and $87 for each DI-950 produced. Both models… View Article

Transactional and Transformational Leadership

Transactional and Transformational Leadership Leadership has been an important topic in the social sciences for many years. Recently, renewed interest in the concept of leadership has been aroused. “The resurgence of interest in studying the topic of leadership appears to be accompanied by an acceptance of the distinction between transactional and transformational leadership.” (Den Hartog,… View Article

Hovey & Beard Co.

Description Hovey and Beard Company is a manufacturing industry in which specializes in a wide array of wooden toys and things of the like. The process begins in the wood room where toys are manufactured and transformed through a cut, sand, and partial assembly process. Toys are then dipped into shellac (varnish) and sent to… View Article