428JobDesign

428JobDesign - Job Design Objectives To appreciate the...

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Job Design Objectives : To appreciate the importance of job design. To learn about the various alternative approaches to job design. To gain awareness of the major trade- offs in job design. To practice thinking about job design decisions.
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Outcomes Linked to Job Design Satisfied employees Teams with high morale and spirit High efficiency and productivity Few errors and high quality Easy recruiting Low compensation costs Low turnover
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Outcomes Linked to Job Design Skilled employees Reduced training requirements High motivation and job interest Employee health Minimal employee stress Fewer accidents and injuries Less physical fatigue Less mental fatigue
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Mechanistic Model Discipline: Industrial engineering Typical recommendations: Specialization Simplification Repetition Typical benefits: Reduced training Reduced errors Lower compensation Efficiency Typical costs: Decreased satisfaction Decreased motivation
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2009 for the course OBHR 428 taught by Professor Campion during the Spring '09 term at Purdue.

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