publication . Thesis . 1992

Productivity improvement opportunities at Navy public works activities

Dieffenbach, Richard Jacob;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jun 1992
  • Publisher: Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School
This study identifies six principal opportunities for productivity improvement at Navy Public Works in-house maintenance activities: improving work assignment, increasing shop supervisor effectiveness, reducing long lunches and early quits (through understanding of work impediments as demotivational contributors), improving service order management, improving job quality and miscellaneous opportunities. Activity "productivity opportunity" self-evaluation questions and methods are provided for each. Opportunities for productivity improvement are developed from a review of twenty-six completed Public Works productivity studies. Contributors to poor productivity ar...
free text keywords: Productivity, Motivation, Work impediments, Work sampling, Public works, RPMA
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