Mundel was a major figure in the fields of industrial engineering and time and motion studies. He is particularly known for his consultant work seminars and teaching at American manufacturing companies and United States government agencies. He also worked extensively in Japan and throughout Asia.
Correspondence, reports, data, notes, publications, books, charts, certificates, awards, writings, photographs, films and videos that document the life and career of Marvin Mundel, a well-known expert in the field of work management and productivity enhancement. The collection demonstrates his work practices and teaching techniques. He made improvements in the field of Motion Study, in addition to exporting management techniques to Japan and other Asian Countries. His consulting work is well documented here with materials from American and Japanese corporations, as well as the products they made.
Marvin E. Mundel Industrial Engineering Collection, 1937-1996, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Takako Mundel
United States Dept. of Agriculture
Greeting cards industry
Dental instruments and apparatus
Meat industry and trade
Steel industry and trade
Diesel motor industry
Slaughtering and slaughter-houses
Punched card systems--Machinery
Food processing plants
1999.3010 (NMAH Acc.)
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