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Estudios sociales. Revista de alimentación contemporánea y desarrollo regional

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MONTANO SILVA, Karen; PRECIADO RODRIGUEZ, Juan Martín; ROBLES PARRA, Jesús Martín  and  CHAVEZ GUZMAN, Luis Israel. Methods of work to improve the competitiveness of the Sonora’s table grape system. Estud. soc. Rev. aliment. contemp. desarro. reg. [online]. 2018, vol.28, n.52. ISSN 2395-9169.

Objective: Analyze the working methods, which affect the productivity of the Sonora’s table grape, production system. Methodology: Through the bimanual analysis of micromovements, it was done a study the times and motion of laborers was carried out during the packing of table grapes. Results: The main findings show that there are differences in the time invested by laborers, and in the packaging skills and techniques implemented. Limitations: Because that the research is based on a case study, the results obtained do not express the general scenario of the Sonora’s table grape system. Conclusions: The application of the methodology of the study of work methods in a Sonora’s table grape system represents a favorable option to increase the labor productivity and the income level of laborers.

Keywords : regional development; labor productivity; working methods; times and motion; table grapes; Sonora.

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