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 EDUCATION AND PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT "
C2HCAGO»HJm
April 17, 1957
Divisional Vice Presidents
Divisional General Managers
New Ideas Activities — March 1957
The regular activities and savings reports dealing with the New Ideas Plan is
attached. Your particular attention is invited to the following Company—wide
experience:
Annual Savings____
Since l~l~57 “‘ $143,068.98 ($37,865.54 during March)
A~ia@...1ia.;l.<,L...-.-..-..--..l
Since l—l»57 $ 20,969.09 ($ 5,971.58 during March)
Sgggestions Submitted_
Since l~l~57 2256 ( 778 during March)
Sgggestions.Adopted
since 1-1-57 438 ( 143 during March)
Sgggestions Pending
As of 3-31-57 2676
Since the New Ideas Plan was installed on April 1, 1955, total annual savings
of $l,076,085.68 have been reported. During the same period, 17,241 suggestions
have been submitted by Harvester employes, of which 2,804 have been adopted.
MA As you know, the savings figures are to be treated confidentially and are for
Vp management use only. Flease apprise those in your organization who are concerned
/ with the contents of this report.
E. H. Reed
Manager
Attachment
CC: Company Officers
Divisional Managers of Manufacturing
Divisional Managers of Engineering
Divisional Industrial Relations Managers
Divisional Comptrollers
Works Managers ~ U.S. and Canadian
Award Board Chairmen » U.S. and Canadian
Mr. T. A. Rice - Hamilton G.0.
Mr. W. B. P. Brown — Hamilton G.O.

 ’ Education and Personnel Department
Chicago, Illinois
. NEW IDEAS ACTIVITY INDEXES — MARCH 1 — MARCH 31, 1957
» Suggestions Partici— Suggestions Exc1.Bd. Bd. Only CONFIDENTIAL SAVINGS ~ For Management Use
Received pation Ad••ted Cash Awards Made Hrs.Per Hrs. Per Onl V V
Opeyation Per 1000 Per 100 Per 100 f r Ad••ted Suggestions Sugg.to Sugg. This Period TOTAL SING
No. E1i;ib1e Eli;ib1e No. E1igib1e_ Total Avg. Larvggt _§;Qgggs Closed Total Avg.* Larvest l~1457 V!
1Canton 82 44.0 2.6 15 18.3 $604.86 40.32 261.32 2.4 .7 $ 2,647.35 3 176.49 $1567.95 E 5,218.05
East Moline 70 29.2 1.8 16 22.9 290.18 18.14 50.00 2.0 1.1 691.10 43.19 296.40 1,446.68l
McCormick 14 3.8 .4 6 42.9 150.00 25.00 50.00 5.3 2.0 — - ~ 1,383.58‘
Memphis 92 38.8 2.6 15 16.3 1153.01 76.87 352 23 1.6 .6 6,795.65 453.04 2113.39 19,522.64‘
Rock Falls 16 39.3 2.9 4 25.0 45.00 11.25 25.00 .4 .8 — - — 823.84{
Stockton 2 11.1 1.1 - - - - — .4 2.7 ——-~ _
Waukesha 5 11.1 .9 2 40.0 40.00 20.00 25.00 - 2.5 — — — 776.661
TOTAL F.I.D. 281 2 .8 1.6 58 50.6 _ 2 8 .05 0.05 35’.'” ”.0 .° 10.1 4.10 V17 .73 _°11 . r17;_z81
Farmall 51 15.8 1.3 10 19.6 355.00 39.44 250.00 2.1 .4 9,862.25 986.23 8362.25 13,150.22
Louisville 19 5.4 .5 1 5.3 70.88 70.88 70.88 .7 2.0 425.30 425.30 425.30 24,932.16
awest Pullman 28 13.6 1.0 4 14.3 89.00 22.25 32.00 1.9 1.6 440.74 110.18 1 189.38 1,596.92
§TOTAL E.T.D._ 98 1l.2_ V .9 15 15. _ 51 .88 36 78 250.00 _ _1.6 .7 10 728.29 1 521.71 8362.25 39.679.30.
lMe1rose Park 95 22.1 2.0 17 17.9 1182.29 69.55 301.85 4.0 .8 6,216.14 365.66 1811.10 19,090.551
{Milwaukee 42 14.1 1.3 4 9.5 49.27 12.32 24.27 ‘ 1.6 1.4 145.62 36.41 145.62 13,953.19*
§Tractor 40 8.5 .4 6 15.0 542.09 90.35 206.95 _ 1.1 .9 3,296.37 549.39 1241.69 15,279.57I
QTOTAL C E.D. 177 1 .8 _ 1. 7 _ 15.3 _ 177 .65 65.69 301,85 T, 1.Q__ I 9 658,17 1 7*7,71 1 1811.10 48 ¤5?_2;‘
iFort Wayne 46 10.9 1.0 10 21.7 390.00 48.75 267.00 2.1 .2 4,029.00 402.90 1602.00 8,030,001
,Indianapo1is 35 12.3 1.1 9 ‘ 25.7 371.00 41.22 123.00 l 4.3 1.7 1,629.24 1 181.03 735.00l 12,391.53I
Spyingfield V 27 6 5 .7 5 lf.5 210.00 42.00 80.00 2.6 .2 341.00 68.20 341.00 1,896.00;
‘TOTAL M T.D. 108_ 9.5 .° _ _ gg;2_ 1 971.00 40.*6 267.00 Q.8 .6 5 999.2/ 749. 7 1602.00 22 317.5LJ
`——·* Benham — — - — — — ~ — .2 ~ — ¤ — = 1"·
V//1Wis.Stee1 17 3.6 .4 5 2.9 79.00 15.80 25.00 1.0 .5 474.00 95.00 I 150.00 1,210.00!’”\
// 1T0TAL STEEL 17 __. yV .3 V 5 _ _g;9__ 7’.00 15 80_ *5,00 1_ 1.0 ___LQ__ 7 .00 95.00 150.00 1.210.0QJ 1
111.0. T i e  y 2   1:1..7 . 1.2 1. »- 1 ~  —- 1 —» __  J —  A 4 — _  .1 — · s ~ 1
QT IAL   @l_!lK 1..1  i a iss 1 ·>s··i. s 2g.s »      5; ·e1  9 3 7 6 #.86.77 assess 1»0,7c;..;e¤1
iF.T. Engrg. 37 53.7 4.2 2 5.4 50.00 25.00 40.00 1.6 .9 240.00 120.00 240.00l 240.001
Ft.Wayne Pts 9 20.5 1.6 1 1 11.1 100.001IK100 100.00 4.7 .3 — - ~ 4 S
.7. Engrg. 7 10.0 L *   L - ---- - - - L 1
Harv.Press ~ - - · ~ - ..¤. 1 - - - '
0en.0ffice 3 4.6 .5 1 .3 35.00 35.00 35.00 .3 .3 — I - I — ~ J
ITOTIZAL U.S. 739 14..3 _ Z1.?  133 ·   5806.58 44 .67 352;_23 2.1 .8 ·7  33,76 1 279,95 swea rs im  ..;,5
lghatham 13 13.8 1.2 - U ~ — - - .2 — — - — 480.00
{ amilton 25 11.1 .4 10 40.0 165.00 16.50 73.00 2.0 1.4 631.78 63.18 439.00 1.647.39I
iHami1ton Tw. 1 4.9 .5 — — l - - — 1,4 4,7 · - I - - |
£Q§§L CANADA_ 9Vy 11.4 _ .6_ 10 .6 165.00 16. O 7 .00 .° 1.8 · 6 1.78 _ 63.18 4 A Z"°.00V _ 2 127.391
  ALL 778 .  1.1 14    .65 So.  *.1 .8 7 86.5. 5 264.7  as m  i»· .cssLg&
* Excluding Intangible Suggestions

 EDUCATKNNIW JPERSONNELENHWMYHWENT
cnwA¤0JLL.
May 23, 1957
Divisional Vice Presidents
Divisional General Managers
New Ideas Activities — April 1957
The regular activities and savings reports dealing with the New
Ideas Plan is attached. Your particular attention is invited to
the following Company~wide experience:
Annual Savingsw______
Since 1-1-57 $210,099.93 ($67,030.95 during April)
Awards Paid ___
Since l—l~57 $ 32,515.33 ( 11,546.24 during April)
Suggestions Sgbmitted
Since l~1~57 3031 ( 775 during April)
Suggestions Adopted
Since l—l—57 614 ( 176 during April)
Suggestions Pending
As of 4~3O—5: 2653
Since the New Ideas Plan was installed on April 1, 1955, total annual
savings of $1,286,185,Gl have been reported. During the same period,
18,016 suggestions have been submitted by Harvester employes, of
which 3418 have been adopted.
As you know, the savings figures are to be treated confidentially and
are for management use only. Please apprise those in your organization
who are concerned with the contents of this report.
E. H. Reed
Manager
Attachment
CC: Company Officers
Divisional Managers of Manufacturing
Divisional Managers of Engineering
Divisional Industrial Relations Managers
Divisional Comptrollers
Works Managers ~ U. S. & Canadian
Award Board Chairmen » U. S. & Canadian
Mr. T. A. Rice — Hamilton G,O.
Mr. W. B. P. Brown ~ Hamilton G.O.

 EDUCATION AND PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT
Ch1cago_ Illinois
NEW IDEAS ACTIVITY INDEXES - APRIL I » APRIL 30_ I957
      T -W"S&§§QY§?`Ei`o5s `P3}*T1'kTllT_S1{§QZsTiBH3 I    M M" -' - W T-'—'N`mT-Eiéf BGUTTEFE `OE`ITi   _C°ONEI—[IEN'TI“ALl5AI'T'2"Nfi»S’-'?T<»{MHZ;X§§geHE;}`:
  T2___R·“= 1V*?'T PBIIOII AFIODIGG MTSU Awards Iwlaric Hrs Pk; Hyg Per T ggqé Only
T.6er»*v~¤% TP?" 1000 Per I00 Pév IOO for Adopfwm Snggesvionq Sngg To Sngg Tad- €H{§mPZ¢{6@ T A ml TOIAL $YN"$
T :=S'T`IT  2%* n`~?;§“_"-_   _IQ     T      NI _E_ Tm 5 Q300,0() 664,29 T 3`/‘§’0,00   I_O:5]CI,OO A
QT 6T;_       , , _   2 , T,,_   _ , __ g' , T ,     I T _, 3 TF T V mlm   U3;-_3NT`_»-M_Tl; T‘T7 Nui
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,?,T,Eng, 45 6227 4_4 4 8 8 30.00; 7,50 I0 00 I 5 T ,8 — —EqT ` M, _A "`240i00m
FI Wayne MI5 33,9 2,7 3 20,0 60,00, 20 00 35.00 3,4 T _3 L L T , V
M T Eng, 9 12,8 1,3 — ~ ~— T ~ — · ~3 I- - ~ J
Hgr,Pr@ss ~ - ~ ~ ~ ; ~ T ~ — — »w L T 3 ~ T
Gon Office 9 l4,0 T I.2 — · » T » T ml -2 , 2- A T A 2 T
2I9I§`£IE-E;.2§;- 59, ,,,,},5-,2_j_l£a-,, l§E·,, ,.,22;,22 ,,-IfI§O,I,§§,T2_§?$2§Ql.},2O%-9§ ,-.-3_5_,,_, MJ QEVSOLQZ M§§9.;.§§ T_.§i§¥`;-i?§ EQ?—§9%22@I
Chakham I0 9,0 T ,7 4 40,0 128,86T 32,22* 66,73 1,3 ,4 1038 70 259 68 475,50T l.5l8,70T
Hamillon 12 5,3 T ,2 6 50,0 606 O0 l0l,00 271,00 I,9 ,7 3241 58 540 26 1623 75T 4,888 97T
,H2m,Tw1n@ 3 14,9 T 1,0 I 33,3 10,00 10,00 10,00 1,3 4,0 I ~ - -
2T@éII;,-S駤-2§,-,,-,..Z;,I-..,I___2;,é_,2__lL ‘%é;Q,,,,,,,22-?2€Ii;,8,62 27:7lT 2212992- 2,,-2l;§__ _-;§., .;I28Q;§§ §§?,;,.I2 -I§?—'i;Z§   QLQQYCBTT
.lLQ1A..L..!“·, §;I;EZ§,lI-}2iI;E°.,.._T_..},;§’%,2-IlZ§ .22;L_}ll§i§;2€l_§§;Z§llEQ?.;2§_ -.,2;é___-2_;Z-2l- 672$0=9§ BQQQ7 E%8?~I=.,2§]2IO;@2~93Q
* Excluding In$amgibl@ Suggestions

 I
4
EDUCATION AND PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT
¤HW¤¤°·WL· July 3, 1957
Divisional Vice Presidents
Divisional General Managers
Hewmldeas Activities ~ May 1957
The regular activities and savings reports dealing with the New
Ideas Plan is attached. Your particular attention is invited to
the following Company~wide experience:
Annurl Savings m_m
Since l—l—57 $356,825.10 ($146,725.17 during May)
Awards Paid ___ ____
Since l—l~57 45,437.74 ( 12,922.41 during May)
Suggestions Submitted_"
Since l~l¤57 I 3718 ( 687 during May)
_S¤g..g€_Sti..<2¤S..An92}.si--...-...
Since 1-1-57 759 ( 145 during May)
Suggestions Pending “"_
As or 5~3l—57 I 2520
Since the New Ideas Plan was installed on April 1, 1955, total annual
savings of $l,432,910.78 have been reported. During the same period,
18,703 suggestions have been submitted by Harvester employes, of
which 3563 have been adopted.
For the third and fourth times since the New Ideas Plan was installed,
maximum awards were presented Harvester people. They are employed at
Melrose Park and Springfield
As you know, the savings figures are to be treated confidentially and
are for management use only. Please apprise those in your organization
who are concerned with the contents of this report.
E. H. Reed
Manager
Attachment
CC: Company Officers
Divisional Managers of Manufacturing
Divisional Managers of Engineering
Divisional Industrial Relations Managers
Divisional Comptrollers
Works Managers ~ U.S. and Canadian
Award Board Chairmen m U.S. and Canadian
Mr. T. A. Rice — Hamilton G.O.
Mr. W. B. P. Brown M Hamilton @.0.

 { EDUCATION AND PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT
Chicago, Illinois
* NEW IDEAS ACTIVITY INDEXES - MAY 1 - MAY 31, 1957
uggestions Partici— Suggestion· Exc.Bd. Bd.On1yI CONFIDENTIAL SAVINGS—for Management
Operations Received pation Adopted }Cash Awards Made Hrs.Per Hrs.Per Use Only
’er 10•• Per 100 —*H Per 100 for Adopted Su_gestions Sugg.to Sugg. } This Period TOTAL SIN-
} No.E1igib1e Eligible No._E1igibl- Tota _;Xg;_ Largest 'Process Closed I Total .Avg.` Largest `CE 1-l~57 `
}Canton 68 41.1 8.6 9 13.2 3524.98 58.33} 400.00 1.8 .8 W$2,298.72} 255.41 2000.00 211,757.33
E.Mo1ine 62 24.9 2.0 13 20.9 391.66 30.13} 150.00 2.8 .8 } 601.51} 46.27 422.76 14,084.44
McCormick 20 5.4 .4 2 10.0 296.08 148.04} 286.08 3.2 2.2 < 1,716.46} 858.23 1716.46 3,709.43
Memphis 55 25.5 2.0 12 21.8 1059 54 96.32' 679.83 1.9 .4 5,667.36} 472.28 4079.00 30,005.98
Rook Falls 4 10.4 1.0 2 50.0 69.07 34.54 59.07 .7 1.2 } 354.40? 177.20 354.40 1,178.2%
Stockton 8 52.0 3.9 6 75.0 81.65 13.61 16.65 .4 I 2.9   99.87 16.65 99.87 407.0%
Waukesha · 5 16.6 1.7 2 40.0 159.20 79.60 149.20 — I .8 I 895.20 447.60 895.20 3,372.9&
TOTAL FID 222 20,4 _ _w_2L4___46_ ~_20.7_JW2582.18__57_38,M679;83M}m¢j;}_M;_w.8 _I11,633.§Q;“E§2.90 4079.00 _64,515.4$
FETzi7iéTii T9 21.3   0 12;.0 244.55} 20.5*2 25.00 } 2.3 g .2 4,40;~.;I.2 489.51} 3713.90 }  
Louisville 23 6.1 .6 5 21.7 599.28}ll9 86 254.94 } 1.6 } .4 3,595.79 719.16} 1529.64} 33,924.0Q
IW. Pullman} 12 5.7 .6 11 92,0 515.60} 46 37 275.00 } 1.8 } .8 2,755.21 250.47i 1645.60} 4,622.1@
}TOTAL FTD }l04 } QL3 J9 25m__m24.0_ _1359.43_ 56m };_275 00 N_m2.0 }_m.4 10,756.18 430.25} 3713.90} 59,612.5$
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