efficiency expert


efficiency expert
noun
an expert in increasing the efficient use of machines and personnel
Hypernyms: ↑expert

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noun

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a person who studies the methods, procedures, and job characteristics of a business or factory with the object of devising ways to increase the efficiency of equipment and personnel. Also called efficiency engineer. Cf. time and motion study.
[1910-15, Amer.]

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efficiency expert or efficiency engineer,
a person whose profession is to devise more effective, economical methods of doing things: »

Some businessmen are afraid that the appearance of an “efficiency expert” (a term most management consultants loathe) would hurt employe morale (Newsweek).


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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