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9/17/2010 1 Job Design “Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” Theodore Roosevelt
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9/17/2010 2 Job Design …the function of specifying the work activities of an individual or group… Objectives: Meet requirements of organization Meet requirements of technology Satisfy jobholder personal requirements
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9/17/2010 3 Job Design Decisions Job Structure How Why When Where What Who Mental and physical characteristics of the work force Tasks to be performed Geographic locale of the organization; location of work areas Time of day; time of occurrence in the work flow Organizational rationale for the job; object- ives and mot- ivation of the worker Method of performance and motivation
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9/17/2010 4 Labor Specialization Pro’s Con’s
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9/17/2010 5 Trends in Job Design Incorporate quality control into job Cross-training Employee/team involvement “Informating” Temporary workers Alternative workplaces Automation of heavy manual labor Desire for meaningful & rewarding jobs
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9/17/2010 6 Horizontal – more physical tasks Improvement of Specialized Jobs Vertical – more managerial tasks Enlargement Enrichment Rotation
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2011 for the course SCM 372 taught by Professor Cook during the Fall '11 term at Michigan State University.

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