Annual Proceedings: Addresses, Reports, Bibliographies and Discussions, Volume 5

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Vol. 1 includes proceedings of the organizing convention, New York, Jan. 24, 1913.

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Page 628 - I knew a very wise man so much of Sir Chr — 's sentiment, that he believed if a man were permitted to make all the ballads, he need not care who should make the laws of a nation.
Page 545 - HAPPINESS ! our being's end and aim ! Good, Pleasure, Ease, Content ! whate'er thy name: That something still which prompts th' eternal sigh, For which we bear to live, or dare to die...
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Page 42 - OFFICERS 1. The President of the Association shall preside at all meetings of the Association and of the Executive Committee, and in consultation with the Program Committee, shall prepare the programs for the annual meetings.
Page 88 - During the period when men were so hard to get we tried to analyze the cause for men either not hiring with us or not staying with us and the employment department made the following report as to one of the contributing causes, viz: "Our work from its very nature is hard and laborious, tiring men out, compared with work in the average factory. "We figure that in order to hold our men, and make our plant attractive to new men it is necessary to reduce our week from 57J hours to 52J hours, with no...
Page 89 - ... raise before we are compelled to." This is the department that increased production 18.4 per cent. with five hours per week less running time, and last month had the largest production in the last three years. . . . Transfers in the factory had never been attempted. If a man did not suit his foreman, he was fired and no questions asked. Now we look into unsatisfactory cases, try to find the cause, remedy it if we can, and if we can't, try to locate the unsatisfactory man in another department.
Page 42 - Executive Committee and shall perform such other duties as may be provided for in this Constitution or by vote of the Association.
Page 91 - If a man did not suit his foreman, he was fired and no questions asked. "Now we look into unsatisfactory cases, try to find the causes, remedy them if we can, and if we can't, try to locate the unsatisfactory man in another department. "Just a few cases of what we have done: We have one young man of undoubted ability, good personality, pleasant, and obliging. He became a regular Monday absentee, took all that was said to him as a reprimand with a lackadaisical air, and had evidently lost his 'pep.
Page 315 - If it occurs suddenly, the sufferer believes his hernia was caused then and there, but, as a matter of fact, the extrusion of bowel or omentum and its entrance into the sac, are but the last of a long series of antecedent and preparatory changes.
Page 97 - ... Hiring does not vary in this way. B. Instruction usually is limited to an arbitrary time — two or three days. C. The new worker probably requires around three months to get familiar with machine in all respects, although this estimate remains to be proved. D. Up to probably four weeks the new employee improves rapidly. It takes him probably six months to "hit his best stride.

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