MINNESOTA'S ORGANIZATION AND METHODS SECTION

A DESCRIPTION IS PRESENTED OF THE FUNCTIONING OF MINNESOTA'S ORGANIZATION AND METHODS SECTION. THE UNIT CONSISTS OF TWO YOUNG MEN WHO ARE CLASSIFIED AS ADMINISTRATIVE ANALYSTS AND SERVE UNDER THE PERSONNEL DIVISION. THEY ARE PRIMARILY INVOLVED IN ANALYZING ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES TO SEEK OUT WAYS AND MEANS OF REDUCING THE TOTAL WORK LOAD BY ELIMINATING UNNECESSARY STEPS, STREAMLINING PROCEDURES AND INTRODUCING NEW MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT. THEY FOLLOW A SIMPLE SET OF RULES: (1) IF THE CURRENT SYSTEM HAS EXISTED FOR MORE THAN 5 YEARS, IT NEEDS TO BE STUDIED, (2) THE EMPLOYEES USING THIS SYSTEM MAY HAVE GOOD IDEAS FOR MODIFYING IT, BUT LITTLE TIME TO DEVELOP THEIR IDEAS, (3) TO INSURE SUCCESS OF A NEW IDEA, LET IT COME FROM THE EMPLOYEE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FUNCTION INVOLVED, AND (4) WHEN YOU SEE A GOOD SYSTEM, LEAVE IT ALONE.

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  • Accession Number: 00200297
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Apr 10 1994 12:00AM