Henry ford created the moving assembly line in 1913

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Henry Ford created the moving assembly line in 1913 to cheaply produce the Ford Model T automobile. The assembly line significantly decreased the assembly time of the Model T and increased the profit margin for Ford. The new assembly line is a classic example of what type of job design? Psychological Components Self-directed teams Job Expansion Motivation and Incentive Systems Labor/Job Specialization
10 / 10 pts Question 7 Tom has just taken over as the boss for widget production at your company. The widgets are produced on a moving assembly line, and
7/6/2020 6.4 - Quiz: Job Design & Methods Analysis: MGMT 420 Mgmnt of Production & Oprtns - May 2020 - Online everyone on the line has a very specific job to perform. However, Tom has noticed that many of the workers are not happy and wants to make some changes to improve the quality of work life at the factory. He thinks that by adding tasks which require similar skills to their existing job that the employees will be more satisfied. These characteristics are typical of which of the components of job design?
5/7 10 / 10 pts Question 8 You were recently promoted to the head of the machine shop. As you start to look around, you notice that there are many machines on the production floor, but there doesn't seem to be an efficient flow from one machine to another. Plus, the work in progress inventory is stacked up in front of many of the machines. You know that a lot of work in progress inventory is an indication of an inefficient process so you want to understand the movement of the material through the shop so that you can reduce the non-valued-added activities and reduce delay.

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