Frank and Lillian Gilbreth

January 2002
Workforce (10928332);Jan2002, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p39
Features the principles of motion economy developed by Frank and Lillian Gilbreth, and its significance to ergonomics. Details of the principles.


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