Lecture 6-Chapter 7

Lecture 6-Chapter 7 - Chapter 7 Design of Work Systems Job...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–9. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Chapter 7 Design of Work Systems
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Job design involves specifying the content and methods of job What will be done Who will do the job How the job will bob will be done Where the job will be done Ergonomics Job Design
Background image of page 2
Job design involves specifying the content and methods of job What will be done How the job will be done Objectives of job design Productivity Safety Quality of work life Two approaches to job design Efficiency school Behavioral school Introduction to Job Design
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Efficiency School A refinement of Taylor’s scientific management concepts Systematic, logical approach to job design Labor cost reduction Behavioral School Emerged during the 1950s Emphasizes satisfaction of wants and needs Reminded managers of the complexity of human beings Introduction to Job Design
Background image of page 4
Design of Work Systems Specialization Behavioral Approaches to Job Design Teams Methods Analysis Motions Study Working conditions
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Job Design Success Successful Job Design must be: Carried out by experienced personnel with the necessary training and background Consistent with the goals of the organization In written form Understood and agreed to by both management and employees
Background image of page 6
Specialization in Business: Advantages For Management: 1. Simplifies training 2. High productivity 3. Low wage costs For Labor: 1 . Low education and skill requirements 2. Minimum responsibilities 3. Little mental effort needed
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Disadvantages For Management: 1. Difficult to motivate
Background image of page 8
Image of page 9
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 25

Lecture 6-Chapter 7 - Chapter 7 Design of Work Systems Job...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 9. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online