Explan about time and motion theory ?

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Biswajit Dhali

  • Mar 1st, 2012

Frederick W. Taylor and his followers developed and refined the Time Study.

Frank B. Gilbreth and his wife Lillian developed and refined the Motion Study.

Actually the two studies are discussed individually,today they generally are discussed as one and time and motion study have to be used together in order to achieve rational and reasonable results.


A method created to determine the correct time it takes to complete a certain task or A method to establish the one best way to perform a task.


To make sure that the job being evaluated does not include any unnecessary motion by the worker.This Studies can be used for allocation of time to various productive and non-productive tasks.

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