Motivation in Practice

The planning execution and evaluation of the work

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Unformatted text preview: from one task to another Helps employees not die of boredom, increases motivation, understand how it fits into organization Helps employers by increasing flexibility and avoiding layoffs o Job Enrichment: The vertical expansion of jobs, which increases the degree to which the worker controls the planning, execution, and evaluation of the work Combining tasks Form natural work units Establish client relationships Expand jobs vertically Open feedback channels Alternative Work Arrangements o Flextime or flexible work time Reduced absenteeism, increases productivity, reduced overtime expenses, reduced hostility toward management, reduced traffic congestion, etc. o Job sharing: An arrangement that allows two or more individuals to split a traditional 40- hours- a- week job Difficult to find compatible partners o Telecommuting: Working from home at least two days a week on a computer that is linked to the employer’s office - Employee Involvement: A participative process that uses the input of employees and is intended to increase employee commitment to an organization’s success o Participative Management: A process in...
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