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" That the master manufacturer, by dividing the work to be executed into different processes, each requiring different degrees of skill or of force, can purchase exactly that precise quantity of both which is necessary for each process... "
On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures - Page 135
by Charles Babbage - 1832 - 320 pages
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The British Critic, Quarterly Theological Review, and ..., Volume 12

1832 - 528 pages
...with it so forcible conviction as to excite surprise that it has been so long hitherto overlooked. " That the master manufacturer, by dividing the work...processes, each requiring different degrees of skill and of force, can purchase exactly that precise quantity which is necessary for each process ;* whereas,...
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Select Journal of Foreign Periodical Literature, Volume 1

Andrews Norton, Charles Folsom - American periodicals - 1833 - 530 pages
...as to excite surprise that it has been so long hitherto overlooked. " That the master-manufacturer, by dividing the work to be executed into different...processes, each requiring different degrees of skill and of force, can purchase exactly that precise quantity which is necessary for each process ;* whereas,...
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North America, Its Agriculture and Climate: Containing Observations on the ...

Robert Russell - Agriculture - 1857 - 440 pages
...existence of an important principle in the division of labour when applied in manufactures, that is, " the master manufacturer, by dividing the work to be...executed into different processes, each requiring diffeient degrees of skill and force, can purchase exactly that precise quantity of both which is necessary...
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Passages from the Life of a Philosopher

Charles Babbage - Mathematicians - 1864 - 574 pages
...entirely omitted. The most effective cause of the cheapness produced by the division of labour is this — By dividing the work to be executed into different...processes, each requiring different degrees of skill, or of force, the master manufacturer can purchase exactly that precise quantity of both which is necessary...
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The Principles of Economical Philosophy, Volume 2, Issue 1

Henry Dunning Macleod - Economics - 1875 - 574 pages
...the principle of the division of labour which has been overlooked by other writers. He says l — " Now, although all these are important causes, and...processes, each requiring different degrees of skill, or of force, can purchase exactly that precise quantity of both which is necessary for each process,...
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The Economics of Industry

Alfred Marshall, Mary Paley Marshall - Economics - 1879 - 314 pages
...highest class of work for which he is fitted. Mr Babbage was the first to insist on this. He says, " The master manufacturer by dividing the work to be...processes, each requiring different degrees of skill or of force, can purchase exactly that precise quantity of both which is necessary for each process...
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Political Economy

Francis Amasa Walker - Economics - 1883 - 506 pages
...work which is best suited to his individual capacity. " The master manufacturer," says Mr. Babbage, "by dividing the work to be executed into different...processes, each requiring different degrees of skill or of force, can purchase exactly that precise quantity of both which is necessary for each process;...
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Principles of Economics, Volume 1

Alfred Marshall - Economics - 1891 - 832 pages
...thei^spe-*' fund to keep it well employed. As Babbage pointed out, in cial work, a large factory "the master manufacturer by dividing the work to be...processes, each requiring different degrees of skill or force, can purchase exactly that precis* quantity of both which is necessary for each process ;...
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Elements of Economics of Industry: Being the First Volume of Elements of ...

Alfred Marshall - Economic factors - 1892 - 496 pages
...la^g uctlon should be found to keep it well employed. As Babbage pointed out, in a large factory "the master manufacturer by dividing the work to be...processes, each requiring different degrees of skill or force, can purchase exactly that precise quantity of both which is necessary for each process ;...
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Elements of Economics of Industry: Being the First Volume of ..., Volume 1

Alfred Marshall - Economics - 1903 - 574 pages
...ia^gduct'n should be found~ to keep it well employed. As Babbage pointed out, in a large factory "the master manufacturer by dividing the work to be...processes, each requiring different degrees of skill or force, can purchase exactly that precise quantity of both which is necessary for each process ;...
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