Chapter_4___5_Review

Chapter_4_5_Review - Chapter 4 Terminology Job group of related activities/duties for one or more employees Job analysis is a procedure for

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Chapter 4 Terminology Job: ¨group of related activities/duties for one or more employees Job analysis is a procedure for determining: --Tasks, duties, and responsibilities of a job ---Human attributes (i.e., KSAs) required to perform a job Job description: ---Describes what job holder does, how he/she does it, and under what conditions ---Strongly recommended, but not legally required Job design: ¨process of organizing work into tasks required for a job NOC: national occupational classification Organizational structure: bureaucratic; flat; boundaryless Position: collection of tasks, performed by one person. Ergonomics: an interdisciplinary approach that seeks to integrate and accommodate the physical needs of workers into the design of jobs. It aims to adapt the entire job system—the work , environment, machines , equipment, and processes-to match human characteristics. 1. What is the difference between job enrichment and job enlargement? Job enlargement ( horizontal loading) : a technique to relieve monotony and boredom that involves assigning workers additional tasks at the same level of responsibility to increase the number of tasks they have to perform. Job enrichment( vertical loading) : any effort that makes an employee’s job more
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This note was uploaded on 10/26/2011 for the course HRM 200 taught by Professor Katrina during the Spring '11 term at Waterloo.

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Chapter_4_5_Review - Chapter 4 Terminology Job group of related activities/duties for one or more employees Job analysis is a procedure for

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