3&S Senior Consultant
TRB&S Senior Consultant
Donald Jennings, Partner and
Chairman of the Management
and Variable Budget Seminar
November 11th — December 14th
TRB&S embarked on a different kind of educational
program when the recent seminar on work measurement
and variable budgets was held in Chicago. Twelve men
from various parts of the country spent an intensive five
week study period at the O'Hare Inn, where they attended
meetings that lasted an amazing total of 196 hours.
Under the leadership of Chester Brisley and Irvan
Featherstone from the Executive office, participants concentrated
on work simplification and work measurement
. . . including time study, work sampling, operation time
analysis, Methods Time Measurement (MTM) and variable
All members of the group took the MTM 105-hour
Application Training Course and final examination, developed
by the MTM Association for Standards and Research.
(The MTM Association comprises CPA firms
and management consulting firms as well as businesses,
industries and universities. Its purpose is to promote the
predetermined time standard system.) Final examinations
for variable budgets were also given.
Interesting Statistics . . .
• Average age of men attending was 28 years
• Approximately 40 pounds of material was used
for each man
Robert Goldschmidt, Richard Brigden, Richard Tyler, New York; E. Wendell Bre-land,
Houston; George Heberer, Gerald Mainman, Milwaukee; Dan Neidlinger,
Dayton; George Maas, Minneapolis; Robert Worley, St. Louis; Joseph F. DiMario,
Pittsburgh; Dowlan R. Nelson, Detroit; James Teeter, Chicago.
Maybry, speaker from Methods-