Case Study 7 - Douglas Silber MBA540 Case Study 7 I certify...

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Douglas Silber MBA540 Case Study 7 April 24, 2011 I certify that I am the author of this assignment and that any assistance I received in its preparation is fully acknowledged and disclosed in the assignment. I have also cited any sources from which I have used. I also certify that this assignment was prepared by me specifically for this course. 1. What are the trade-offs that Bagby faces in choosing between specialized and broad task assignment? By choosing specialized task assignments, Bagby will be able to match people to their jobs based on their personalities, training, and skills. As Brickley et al (2009) writes, “Specialized task assignment allows the Frm to match people with jobs based on skills and training and correspondingly has employees concentrate on their particular specialties”. (Brickley et al, 2009, p. 401). By choosing specialized task assignments, the company will most likely be able to produce most output and do so with lower training costs as these employees will already be trained to the task. Additionally, the
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