TITLE

Clerical Work Measurement Training in Northern Ireland

AUTHOR(S)
Cole, David W.
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Management Services;Dec2004, Vol. 48 Issue 12, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on a training course in POST, the latest clerical predetermined motion time system that is unique in being designed specifically to measure the work of the clerical-based personal computer user, attended by several members of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive Efficiency Services team in October 2004. The Northern Ireland Housing Executive is a non-departmental public body, and the largest dedicated housing authority in Great Britain. Beeston Productivity Services Ltd. received a request to visit the Northern Ireland Housing Executive Efficiency Services in May, 2004, in order to conduct a seminar devoted to the study of a range of clerical work-measurement techniques that could best be employed within the work of the unit. After the seminar, Beeston Productivity Services Ltd. received an invitation to train the eight analysts in the unit in POST. Accordingly, the one-week course was carried out at the end of October 2004, at the well-appointed training suite of the Chartered Institute of Housing of Northern Ireland. Exceptionally good results were recorded in the achievement of six Distinctions and two Merits in the three examinations that take place within the course.
ACCESSION #
15688182

 

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