Accession Number:

ADA453553

Title:

The National Shipbuilding Research Program. Multi-Skilled, Self-Managing Work Teams in a Zone-Construction Environment

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

BETHLEHEM STEEL CORP BEAUMONT TX

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

32.0

Abstract:

This report will document National Steel and Shipbuilding Companys NASSCOs efforts to develop self managing multi-skilled work team. The objective of this effort was to develop and test a new production work force organization corresponding to the technical requirements of product-oriented work breakdown structure, otherwise known as zone construction. NASSCO otherwise known as zone construction. NASSCO was awarded a grant from the Human Resource Innovation Panel SP5 of the SNAME Ship Production Committee in order to explore the benefits of this type of work force organization.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE