Chapter07 - MSB 354 7 Design of Work Systems 7-1 System...

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Unformatted text preview: MSB 354 7 Design of Work Systems 7-1 System Design Area Product and Service Design Strategic Capacity Planning Process Selection Facility Layout Design of Work Systems Location Planning and Analysis Decision making areas with Strategic Significance Entire business organization , ability to achieve its mission Long-term effects to an organization , even to supply chain 7-2 7-3 Learning Objectives Explain the importance of design of work system. Briefly describe the two basic approaches to job design. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of specialization. Explain the term knowledge-based pay. Explain the purpose of methods analysis and describe how methods studies are performed. Describe four commonly used techniques for motion study. 7-4 Learning Objectives Discuss the impact of working conditions on job design. Define a standard time. Describe and compare time study methods and perform calculations. Describe work sampling and perform calculations. Compare stopwatch time study and work sampling. Contrast time-based and output-based systems. Relationships among System Design Areas 7-5 Product and service design decisions determine the kind of workers’ activities Process layout decisions influence job contents in work design Design of Work System Work Design Despite of technology advance, tech alone is not enough. People are still the heart of business. Workers are valuable sources of insight and creativity. WD : One of the oldest fields of operations management. Due to the interest to increasing concern over productivity , Work Design became a key element of operations strategy . Job Design Work Measurement Establishment of Time Standards Worker Motivation and Compensation(Quality of work life) 7-6 7-7 Job design involves specifying the contents and methods of jobs . Objectives of Job Design productivity, safety, quality of work life. Main Focus of job designers What will be done in a job Who will do the job How the job will be done Where the job will be done * Ergonomics * ( 인간공학 ): design of equipment/work method/work environment “ Incorporation of human factors in the design of the workplace” Job Design 7-8 Major topics in Job Design Specialization Behavioral approaches to job design Motivations Teams Methods analysis Motions study Working conditions 7-9 Conditions for successful Job Design Carried out by experienced personnel with the necessary training and background Job design factors and implications of alternatives are so complex that a person without good background in job design overlook important aspects of it Consistent with the goals of the organization Written record of job design as a basis of referral Understood and agreed to by both management and employees They should consult to take advantage of their knowledge. Current practice in Job Design Two schools of thought...
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Chapter07 - MSB 354 7 Design of Work Systems 7-1 System...

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