HOW TO IMPROVE JOB METHODS
adapted from TWI (Training Within Industry)
Step I--BREAK DOWN the job.
List all details of the job exactly as done by the present method.
Step II--QUESTION every detail.
Why is this necessary?
What is its purpose?
Where should it be done?
Who is best qualified to do it?
How is the best bay to do it?
Step III--DEVELOP the new method.
Eliminate unnecessary details.
Combine details when practical.
Rearrange for better sequence.
Simplify all necessary details.
Work out your idea with others.
Write up you proposed new method.
Step IV--APPLY the new method.
Sell your proposed idea to the boss.
Sell the new method to the operators.
Get final approval.
Put the new method to work. Use it until a better way is developed.
Give credit where credit is due.
Job Methods Training Program
TRAINING WITHIN INDUSTRY
War Manpower Commission