Importance of Work Study
1. Work study is a means of enhancing the production efficiency(productivity) of the firm by elimination of waste and unnecessary operations.
2. It is a techniques to identify non-value adding operations by investigation of all the factors affecting the job.
3. It is the only accurate and systematic procedure oriented technique to establish time standards.
4. It is going to contribute to the profit as the savings will start immediately and continue throughout the life of the product.
5. It has got universal application.It is a tool which can be applied everywhere.It can be used with success wherever work is done or plant is operated,not only in manufacturing shops but also in offices,stores,laboratories and service industries such as wholesale and retail distribution and restraints, and on farms.
6. It can contribute to the improvement of safety and working conditions at work by exposing hazardous operations and developing safer methods of performing operations.