Frank and Lillian

Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Web Site

Frank GilbrethLillian Gilbreth

Frank designed systems to ease worker fatigue and increase productivity by studying each movement a worker made, in a process he called micromotion study. The Gilbreths used still photographs and film strips to study worker movements in order to devise the “ One Best Way” to perform a task. They also saw the need to improve the physical comfort of the worker, and their innovations in office furniture design were ahead of their time, leading the way to the study of ergonomics.

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