Features of labour organization and work quota setting in Ukraine

  • Svitlana Kucherenko Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi Hryhorii Skovoroda State Pedagogical University
  • Ludmila Levaieva Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi Hryhorii Skovoroda State Pedagogical University
Keywords: setting of norms of labour, system of setting of norms of labour, measure of labour, ground of norms, labour costs, labour standards, labour productivity, efficiency


In market conditions work quota setting is becoming increasingly important from the standpoint of its using as a tool for measuring, evaluating and regulating economic activity, rather than a tool of coercion to work intended solely for establishing stressful standards and their implementation. The article is devoted to the study of the features of labour organization and work quota setting in Ukraine. The essence and role of work quota setting as a factor of competitiveness growth in modern conditions are considered. The main principles of organization of work quota setting and its objects at Ukrainian enterprises are reviewed. An attention to the main task and functions of work quota setting, its domestic practice and shortcomings is paid. The factors contributing to the improvement of labour organization conditions and labour remuneration are summarized. In this work the general scientific research methods were used, such as the analysis of normative, scientific and educational literature, abstraction, synthesis, classification. The empirical methods used in the work are observations and comparisons. Conclusions: All measures for work quota setting improvement can be grouped in the following areas: 1) reducing the number of workers who do not meet production standards; 2) ensuring the optimal workload of labour standards; 3) increasing in the volume of work quota setting at the enterprises of all workers categories; 4) mandatory revision of standards in the workplaces in the process of organizational and technical activities implementation. Thus, work quota setting contributes to the rational placement of the enterprise employees and the appropriate using of their working time. It affects the improvement of production and labour organization. The norms developed are applied in the process of forming the plans for an enterprise and its structural units with the aim of labour division and cooperation, determination of the necessary amount of equipment and the number of employees, etc.


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Author Biographies

Svitlana Kucherenko, Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi Hryhorii Skovoroda State Pedagogical University

Kucherenko Svitlana, PhD, Assistant Professor of Economics Department

Ludmila Levaieva, Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi Hryhorii Skovoroda State Pedagogical University

Levaieva Ludmila, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Economics Department

How to Cite
Kucherenko, S., & Levaieva, L. (2019). Features of labour organization and work quota setting in Ukraine. University Economic Bulletin, (40), 96-101. https://doi.org/10.31470/2306-546X-2019-40-96-101
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