Accession Number:

ADA127217

Title:

Word Processing at the Naval Postgraduate School.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1982-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

127.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this study is to explore the productivity aspect of word processing. An examination of selected productivity studies is presented with a look at the costs and benefits associated with the use of word processing equipment versus conventional electric typewriters. An examination of the science of ergonomics is presented as it deals with the physical and mental aspects of word processing equipment and its affects on the word processing equipment operator. The results of a survey of word processing equipment operators attitudes towards their job at the Naval Postgraduate School are presented along with conclusions and recommendations concerning the implementation of a humane and productive system.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Humanities and History
  • Computer Hardware
  • Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE