Job Sharing: Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages


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Which of the following is an example of job sharing?

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1. Which of the following is NOT true about job sharing?

2. All of the following is a disadvantage of job sharing EXCEPT:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo can be used to help you assess your knowledge of job sharing and why it's used in the business atmosphere. In order to answer the questions you will need to know advantages and disadvantages of job sharing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the questions on this worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Examples of job sharing
  • Benefits of job sharing
  • Drawbacks of job sharing
  • Reasons to participate in job sharing

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet combo can help you practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding job sharing
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the possible disadvantages of job sharing
  • Interpreting information -verify that you can read information about reasons someone might decide to job share and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Job sharing may be a useful solution when a valuable employee cannot work full-time. To learn more about this concept, review the accompanying lesson called Job Sharing: Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages. It will help you:

  • Define job sharing
  • Identify the benefits of job sharing
  • Learn about the drawbacks of job sharing
  • Analyze the factors to consider before deciding to share a position
  • Examine different examples of job sharing