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The Impact of Operator Efficiency on Apparel Production Planning

R. Racine (Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA)
C. Chen (Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA)
F. Swift (Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA)

International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology

ISSN: 0955-6222

Article publication date: 1 February 1992

Abstract

Illustrates the need for incorporating time‐phased operator efficiency levels in apparel production plans. Presents a list of factors which predict how long it will take an operator to learn a sewing operation. Describes prediction models which use these factors to estimate time‐phased operator performance under different conditions.

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Citation

Racine, R., Chen, C. and Swift, F. (1992), "The Impact of Operator Efficiency on Apparel Production Planning", International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology, Vol. 4 No. 2/3, pp. 18-25. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb002989

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MCB UP Ltd

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