Redesigning jobs

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Redesigning jobs Many people go to work every day and go through the same, unenthusiastic actions to perform their  jobs. These individuals often refer to this condition as burnout. But smart managers can do  something to improve this condition before an employee becomes bored and loses motivation. The  concept of  job redesign,  which requires a knowledge of and concern for the human qualities people  bring with them to the organization, applies motivational theories to the structure of work for  improving productivity and satisfaction  When redesigning jobs, managers look at both job scope and job depth. Redesign attempts may  include the following: Job enlargement.  Often referred to as  horizontal job loading,  job enlargement  increases the variety of tasks a job includes. Although it doesn't increase the quality or the  challenge of those tasks, job enlargement may reduce some of the monotony, and as an 
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course MGMT 4375 taught by Professor Eixmann during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.

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