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Authors: Negus, Sisay
Advisors: Dr. Chandra
Copyright: 2006
Date Added: 31-Oct-2008
Publisher: Addis Ababa University
Abstract: The productivity improvement is a great significance for Ethiopia garment industries. In this country there are limited resources which should be used to get the maximum output i.e., there should be attempts to perform a job by cheaper, safer and quicker ways. The aim should be optimum utilization of resources, so as to provide maximum satisfaction. The productivity improvement in garment industry can be approached by different methods. On this thesis productivity improvement through work study are done, because sewing work is labor-intensive and largely depends on the skills and sensibility of the operator. The productivity of a factory are adversely affected by the advantage of the operators. The specific motion and time study are done in Gullele Garment Factory, by analyzing the result model had formulated to all Ethiopian garment industries. This thesis is divided in to six chapters the introduction part which includes the background of the case study organization, statement of problem for the study, objective of the study, methodology of the study and acknowledgement part. The second chapter of the thesis is also includes Back ground of the company about general concept of work study. The third chapter includes the literature review .The fourth chapter deals with case study data and the analysis of the data based on the work study techniques .The fifth chapter deliberates up on model for Ethiopian garment industry. The last part which is chapter six draws the conclusion and recommendation parts, at the end of the paper (appendix), important data and pictures are included: Most Far East countries enterprises, highly utilize the scientific method of work study application. However, In domestic company government owned like Gullele factory the awareness of different method and poor working culture have developed during command economy period but the new private company is looking for ward to follow the best practice to improve productivity. x The main intention of the thesis to show productivity improvement which can be achieve by analyzing operation, process, motion study, time study, process organization (line balancing) and lay out in Ethiopian garment industry sector at large.
Description: The thesis submitted to the School of Graduate Studies of Addis Ababa University in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the Degree of Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Industrial Engineering Stream)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1573
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