Accession Number:

ADA242366

Title:

Quantitative Measurement of Automation: An Assessment of APADE

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Report Date:

1991-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

104.0

Abstract:

This study examined the productivity of the Automation of Procurement and Accounting Data Entry APADE system, in a beforeafter quasiexperimental design that measured outputs workload, productivity, inputs staff size, staff grade structure, usage of overtime, and by-product social effects annual leave, sick leave, leave without pay using archival data. While workload decreased, the procurement action lead time PALT decreased by 55 after APADE implementation. This result was obtained as the size of the staff decreased and overtime usage declined sharply. The implementation of APADE streamlined the document process significantly at the test site.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE