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Humanizing Industry (Paperback) Loot Price: R389
Discovery Miles 3 890
Humanizing Industry (Paperback): Rose Caroline Feld

Humanizing Industry (Paperback)

Rose Caroline Feld

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Loot Price R389 Discovery Miles 3 890

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1920 Excerpt: ... compare and make decisions. Hurley can't fight against that sort of thing. Fortunately, Hurley is wise enough to know it and makes no attempt to drive them when they feel that way. He appreciates that no production is better than poor production. Eventually, he stands the brunt of your displeasure and yonr lack of appreciation that an accident in the shops may mean, and does mean, a let-down in production. "I was a witness to and a participant in the state of idleness to-day. The boy fell down at about threethirty in the afternoon. The amount of work done between three-thirty and five-thirty was negligible. Two hours' work gone to the dogs. You have about one hundred men in that shop, haven't you? That means two hundred hours. Roughly speaking, those two hundred hours are worth at least one hundred dollars to you in labor and several more in amount of production. I am right there, am I not? As I understand it, this is not the first time such an accident has happened and neither will it be the last time if some efficient measures to prevent their recurrence are not taken. From the standpoint of sound business sense, Hardwick, can you afford to go on in this hit-and-miss fashion? "It isn't ladders alone. It's everything and anything that leaves the question of the safety of the men at work a dubious one. It's belts and gears and chains and floors and everything and every, place where there is a possibility for a man to be careless. Man is naturally careless of his own safety. You can't get away from that. The old proverb of familiarity breeding contempt is as true of contempt of danger as it is of anything else." "What would you have me do, Struthers?" Hardwick asked shortly. "Go around the shops acting as nursemaid to the men, warning them of the dangers of ...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Rose Caroline Feld
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 90
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-02205-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-02205-5
Barcode: 9781151022059

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