Week 3 Case Assignment
Read Case 6.1, "Hovey and Beard Company Case," and answer the following questions.
the "Moderated Grading" description
. It may have lingered from a previous edition or was set
by a cyber spook and cannot be changed.
Discuss how the principles of job design and reinforcement theory apply to the
performance problems at the Hovey and Beard Company.
Analyze the performance problems using the "Performance Diagnosis Model" in Exhibit
By meeting with the painters, management was able to determine how and in what
manner painters were able to be more comfortable and thus more efficient.
principles of job design were implemented after each discussion regarding the dynamics
of the painters’ day.
By breaking down each task in the toy painting process,
management was able to make accommodations to ensure the success of the new
procedure and greater turn around on the manufacturing of more toys.
With the speed of