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  • work sampling — ➔ sampling * * * work sampling UK US noun [U] (also activity sampling) ► PRODUCTION a method of finding out how much time a group of workers or machines spend doing a particular activity by studying them at particular times …   Financial and business terms

  • work sampling — See activity sampling …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • sampling — samp‧ling [ˈsɑːmplɪŋ ǁ ˈsæm ] noun [countable, uncountable] STATISTICS the activity of checking a small number of products from a larger number, asking questions to people from a larger number etc, so as to understand better the group as a whole …   Financial and business terms

  • Sampling — may refer to: Sampling (signal processing), converting a continuous signal into a discrete signal Sampling (graphics), converting continuous colors into discrete color components Sampling (music), re using portions of sound recordings in a piece… …   Wikipedia

  • Sampling (statistics) — Sampling is that part of statistical practice concerned with the selection of individual observations intended to yield some knowledge about a population of concern, especially for the purposes of statistical inference. Each observation measures… …   Wikipedia

  • Sampling (music) — This article is about reusing existing sound recordings in creating new works. For other uses, see Sample (disambiguation). In music, sampling is the act of taking a portion, or sample, of one sound recording and reusing it as an instrument or a… …   Wikipedia

  • sampling — the collecting of a sample; a general term used for field work …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • activity sampling — work sampling A technique in which a large number of observations are made over a period of a group of machines, processes, or workers. Each observation records what is happening at that instant; the percentage of observations recorded for a… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • activity sampling — ➔ sampling * * * activity sampling UK US noun [U] PRODUCTION ► WORK SAMPLING(Cf. ↑work sampling) …   Financial and business terms

  • activity sampling — Ops a work measurement technique used to analyze the activities of employees, machines, or business operations. Activity sampling requires random observations of the amount of time spent on a given activity to be recorded over a fixed period. The …   The ultimate business dictionary


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