Meaning of work measurement in English:

work measurement

noun

US
  • (As a count noun) an estimate, calculated using ergonomic techniques, of the time required for carrying out a particular task to a certain standard; (as a mass noun) the action or process of calculating such estimates, in order to improve efficiency in the workplace.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.