Empowerment and Job Design


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What are the three ways to provide empowerment?

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1. Ed, an executive, believes he has a great group of employees. He would like to let the employees have more control over how they do their jobs. Which job enrichment method should Ed use?

2. Sally, a supervisor, has been getting lots of feedback lately from employees about the business. She would like to get these suggestions on an ongoing basis. Which job enrichment method should Sally use?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet assess your understanding of what empowerment in job design is and the terms and phrases used to describe this kind of practice in the workplace. Phrases you'll need to know to pass the quiz include quality work circles and teams.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Terms used to describe employment task and responsibility control
  • The meaning of teams in regards to empowerment in job design
  • Ways to provide empowerment
  • The definition of quality work circles
  • The role of motivation in a workplace

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related job design empowerment lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms and phrases, such as teams and quality work circles
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding ways to improve employee empowerment

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson called Empowerment and Job Design. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Definition of job redesign
  • Empowerment and autonomy within an organization
  • Definition of quality work circles
  • Definition of teams
  • Examples of employee empowerment and empowerment results in a workspace