Experiential Exercises

Analyzing a Golf Swing

Directions. Read the following scenario and then perform the listed activities. Your instructor may want you to perform the activities as an individual or within groups. Follow all of your instructor’s directions carefully.

Frank and Lillian Gilbreth recommended improving worker efficiency and effectiveness by searching for the one best way to perform work tasks. To discover this one best way, the Gilbreths would perform motion studies, which would pinpoint the best behaviors to use. For example, as a result of one of the Gilbreths’ motion studies, the number of motions needed to lay brick was reduced from 12 to 2. Obviously, the effectiveness and efficiency of bricklayers were significantly increased ...

Get Modern Management: concepts and skills, 14/e now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.