Chapter_07 - Chapter 7 Job Design and Work Schedules...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 7 Job Design and Work Schedules Objective Explain the four major dimensions of job design plus job specialization and job description. . Describe job enrichment, including the job characteristics model. Describe job involvement, enlargement, and rotation. Explain how workers use crafting to modify their jobs. Illustrate how ergonomic factors can be part of job design. Summarize the various modified work schedules. Explain how job design can contribute to a high performance work system. 2 3 Job Dimensions and their Sub-dimensions Task Characteristics Work scheduling autonomy Decision-making Work methods autonomy Task variety Task significance Task identity Feedback from job Social Characteristics Social support Initiated interdependence Received interdependence Interaction outside organization Feedback from others 4 Job Dimensions and their Sub-dimensions, continued Knowledge Characteristics Job complexity Information processing Problem solving Skill variety Specialization Contextual characteristics Ergonomics Physical demands Work conditions Equipment use 5...
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