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" When the human hand or the human head has been for some time occupied in any kind of work, it cannot instantly change its employment with full effect The muscles of the limbs employed have acquired a flexibility during their exertion, and those to be... "
On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures - Page 131
by Charles Babbage - 1832 - 320 pages
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Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications ..., Volume 1

John Stuart Mill - Economics - 1892 - 628 pages
...all senses whatever more energetic. Mr. Babbage, following in the track of Adam Smith, says, " Whea the human hand, or the human head, has been for some...acquired a flexibility during their exertion, and those not in action a stiffness during rest, which renders every change slow and unequal in the commencement....
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Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications ..., Volume 1

John Stuart Mill - Economics - 1899 - 518 pages
...and in all senses whatever more energetic. Mr. Babbage, following in the track of Adam Smith, says, "When the human hand, or the human head, has been...acquired a flexibility during their exertion, and those not in action a stiffness during rest, which render every change slow and unequal in the commencement....
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Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications ..., Volume 1

John Stuart Mill - Economics - 1899 - 630 pages
...and in all senses whatever more energetic. Mr. Babbage, following in the track of Adam Smith, says, "When the human hand, or the human head, has been...work, it cannot instantly change its employment with ftdl effect. The muscles of the limbs employed have acquired a flexibility during their exertion, and...
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Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications ..., Volume 1

John Stuart Mill - Economics - 1900 - 506 pages
...and in all senses whatever more energetic. Mr. Babbage, following in the track of Adam Smith, says. "When the human hand, or the human head, has been...acquired a flexibility during their exertion, and those not in action a stiffness during rest, which render every change slow and unequal in the commencement....
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Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications to Social ...

John Stuart Mill - Economics - 1904 - 626 pages
...in all senses whatever more ener<żetic. Mr. Babbage, following in the track of Adam Smith, says, " When the human hand, or the human head, has been for some time occupied in any kind of work, it cauuot instantly change its employment with full effect The muscles of the limbs employed have acquired...
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Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications to Social ...

John Stuart Mill - Economics - 1904 - 624 pages
...and in all senses whatever more energetic. Mr. Babbage, following in the track of Adam Smith, says, " When the human hand, or the human head, has been for some time occupied in any kiiid of work, it uauuot instantly §5. change its employment with full effect. The muscles of the...
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The History, Principles and Practice of Banking, Volume 2

James William Gilbart - Banks and banking - 1922 - 520 pages
...one operation to another is as obvious in mental processes as in those which are purely mechanical. " When the human hand or the human head has been for...flexibility during their exertion, and those to be put into action a stiffness during rest, which readers every change slow and unequal in the commencement....
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Science and Reform: Selected Works of Charles Babbage

Charles Babbage - Mathematics - 1989 - 386 pages
...Another advantage resulting from the division of labour is, the saving of that portion of time which is always lost in changing from one occupation to...acquired a flexibility during their exertion, and those not in action a stiffness during rest, which renders every change slow and unequal in the commencement....
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Banking Theory, 1870-1930: The principles and practice of banking

James William Gilbart - Banks and banking - 1999 - 674 pages
...one operation to another is as obvious in mental processes as in those which are purely mechanical. " When the human hand or the human head has been for...flexibility during their exertion, and those to be put into action a stiffness during rest, which renders every change slow and unequal 111 the commencement....
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The Book of Management Wisdom: Classic Writings by Legendary Managers

Peter Krass - Business & Economics - 2000 - 518 pages
...manufacturing firms and provided a basic template for the division of labor. 1 le also reminds us that "when the human hand, or the human head, has been...instantly change its employment with full effect." A century later comes Alfred Sloan, %vho experimented with a complicated decentralized organizational...
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