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Outputs up – profits down

Work Study

ISSN: 0043-8022

Article publication date: 1 May 1992

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Abstract

Discusses the reasons why a South African clothing manufacturing firm found itself in the situation where, after an intense marketing effort, its output had risen and its profits had fallen. Details a consultancy′s preliminary findings and their time study analysis, analysis of profit and loss accounts, profit curve analysis, examination of material control and overheads, and finally standard minute cost control.

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Citation

Wilde, E. (1992), "Outputs up – profits down", Work Study, Vol. 41 No. 5, pp. 19-21. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000002677

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1992, MCB UP Limited

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