Accession Number:

ADA454099

Title:

Performance Teams: A Participative Approach to Productivity Improvement (The National Shipbuilding Research Program)

Descriptive Note:

Paper no. 5

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL STEEL AND SHIPBUILDING CO SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

The Performance Team programs purpose is to increase the productivity of the organization. The programs concepts are based on participative management, top-down involvement, objective setting, and analytical problem solving. The Performance Team program has the potential to 1. Increase the involvement of production personnel in the labor management process. 2. Improve the supervisors analytical problem solving skills. 3. Identify and improve work methods and productivity. 4. Develop an improved rate structure. 5. Improve communication between functional departments. This paper explores the development and implementation of the Performance Team program at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company. The application of the Performance Team concepts should be of interest to all production management interested in productivity improvement.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering
  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE