The existing incentive system of a certain factory is, Normal working week: 5 days of 9 hours each plus 3 late shifts of 3 hours each Rate of payment: Day work – Rs.10 per hour, late shift – Rs.15 per hourAdditional hours payable: Rs.25 per day shift, Rs.15 per late shift Average output per operative for 54 hours week, i.e. including 3 late shifts: 120 articles In order to increase output and eliminate overtime it was decided to switch on to a system of payment by results. The following information is obtained.Time rate [as usual] Rs.10 per hourBasic time allowed for 15 articles: 5 hoursPiecework rate: Add 20% to pricePremium bonus: Add 50% to timeYou are required to work out,[I] Hours worked[II] Weekly earnings[III] Number of articles produced and[IV] Labor cost per article for an operative under the following systemsExisting time rateStraight piece rateRowan planHalsey planAssume that 135 articles are produced in a 45 hours week under straight piece rate, Rowan plan and Halsey plan. The additional bonus under the existing system will be discontinued in the proposed incentive scheme.

The existing incentive system of a certain factory is, Normal working week: 5 days of 9 hours each plus 3 late shifts of 3 hours each Rate of payment: Day work – Rs.10 per hour, late shift – Rs.15 per hourAdditional hours payable: Rs.25 per day shift, Rs.15 per late shift Average output per operative for 54 hours week, i.e. including 3 late shifts: 120 articles In order to increase output and eliminate overtime it was decided to switch on to a system of payment by results. The following information is obtained.Time rate [as usual] Rs.10 per hourBasic time allowed for 15 articles: 5 hoursPiecework rate: Add 20% to pricePremium bonus: Add 50% to timeYou are required to work out,[I] Hours worked[II] Weekly earnings[III] Number of articles produced and[IV] Labor cost per article for an operative under the following systemsExisting time rateStraight piece rateRowan planHalsey planAssume that 135 articles are produced in a 45 hours week under straight piece rate, Rowan plan and Halsey plan. The additional bonus under the existing system will be discontinued in the proposed incentive scheme.

The existing incentive system of a certain factory is, Normal working week: 5 days of 9 hours each plus 3 late shifts of 3 hours each Rate of payment: Day work – Rs.10 per hour, late shift – Rs.15 per hourAdditional hours payable: Rs.25 per day shift, Rs.15 per late shift Average output per operative for 54 hours week, i.e. including 3 late shifts: 120 articles In order to increase output and eliminate overtime it was decided to switch on to a system of payment by results. The following information is obtained.Time rate [as usual] Rs.10 per hourBasic time allowed for 15 articles: 5 hoursPiecework rate: Add 20% to pricePremium bonus: Add 50% to timeYou are required to work out,[I] Hours worked[II] Weekly earnings[III] Number of articles produced and[IV] Labor cost per article for an operative under the following systemsExisting time rateStraight piece rateRowan planHalsey planAssume that 135 articles are produced in a 45 hours week under straight piece rate, Rowan plan and Halsey plan. The additional bonus under the existing system will be discontinued in the proposed incentive scheme.