Essays Tagged: "assembly lines"

The Fight for Recognition

perhaps most, of the tobacco fields are abandoned now. The generation that has gone off to work the assembly lines in the Converse plant down at Lumberton, at Kelly-Springfield in Fayetteville, or at ...

(8 pages) 205 2 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

You Heard It Here

s of rationing in 1945, such things like buying a new car, since most companies had shut down their assembly lines during the war. Even paper was limited, and magazines were being asked by the War Pro ...

(8 pages) 38 3 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The pullman strike

that used to be made by hand could be made by machine. Small shops gave way to giant factories and assembly lines. All over the country, people struggled, some more successfully than others, to adapt ...

(7 pages) 58 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Ford Motor Company Case Study

turing companies in the world. It is most famous for demonstrating the strengths of mass-production assembly lines when it was founded in the early 1900s. Today, it is the world's largest truck maker ... says.". Scheele goes on to mention that a deteriorating balance sheet, declining market share, poor assembly quality and a tattered new-product program have also contributed to Ford's downturn.In resp ...

(15 pages) 667 0 3.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Robots Reveal Their Human Side

han just carrying out tasks in big industrial plants. "Until now, robots were used at factories, in assembly lines to make cars or semiconductors," said Yamamoto. "In the future, they will be used in ...

(1 pages) 23 0 3.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

The Fordist approach is equated with mass production

tion which bears his name, and which is often said to date from the development of the first moving assembly lines, put into operation at Ford's Model T plant at Highland Park, Michigan in 1914.The as ... ination of large scale manufacturing processes (e.g. sequential machining operations and converging assembly lines) to achieve a steady flow of production; a shift toward the use of less skilled labou ...

(9 pages) 79 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Examine the contention that HRD, Culture and the management of groups are critical determinates of organisational performance.

ther direct contact recreational association. Secondary group might be factories, communities, long assembly lines where workers do not come into contact with each other or geographical division of a ...

(8 pages) 109 0 1.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Space Robotics

new field of science. It derived from past robots that were used for other practical uses, such as assembly lines and medical research. When the space program came about, and NASA was formed, space r ...

(4 pages) 524 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


and wives will not be kidnapped and taken away to work in the factories. It is the beginning of the assembly lines and the dawn of the automotive industries, and Harry Houdini is the best escape artis ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

American History 1942-1982

it he believed that a lack of government control on margin, over production and under consumption (assembly lines) were to blame. He advocated that the Government should enforce higher taxes in good ...

(5 pages) 35 0 3.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


eap stuff at home? Of course the answer is: No. Production ceramic ware comes from highly automated assembly lines.A question with a more elusive answer might be: Where are the factories? Where does p ...

(5 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Sit-Down Book Report

ining because it would take power away from management. Martin represented the working people on GM assembly lines and all auto workers in the United States of America.Governor Murphy's role was to me ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Man Vs Machine

ty to act and carry out the job of a human? Yes! Machines are already taking the place of humans on assembly lines and in factories. Are these machines faultless? NO! There is no such thing as the per ... aks down. Then the company can't do anything until the machine gets repaired. Where as if it was an assembly line and one of the workers didn't show up they could just be replaced. So in the work plac ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Total Quality Management Paper.

g, procuring, and maintaining equipment.Production techniques have progressed from traditional mass assembly lines to modern "lean" production techniques which cause the industrial production managers ... production techniques, while many others emphasize lean production systems. Workers in traditional assembly lines perform one task on every product and are responsible for only a small part of the as ...

(3 pages) 217 0 1.0 May/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Widget Production Paper

erWidget Production PaperEmployees at Taylor Inc. spend 27% of their total labor time in walking by assembly lines to acquire parts needed in the production of their tasks. They are also required to l ... to lift containers that weigh an average of 42 pounds. A total of 17 employees are required on the assembly lines. Employees average hourly cost is $43.00 per hour with a current output of 208 finish ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Jan/2011

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers