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Students will review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in a job analysis and design unit of a standard human resource management course. Topics covered include:
- The purpose of job design
- Job redesign
- Reengineered jobs
- Four methods of evaluating jobs
- Performance standardization
1. Job Design: Definition and Purpose
A correctly defined job design will attract the right applicants and decrease job turnover by helping everyone understand their responsibilities up front. This lesson explores four approaches that companies can use to create a job design and communicate job tasks to current and potential employees.
2. Empowerment and Job Design
Empowerment in job design can improve employee job motivation by increasing autonomy and task accomplishment at work. The three ways to create empowerment are to offer job redesign, quality work circles and teams.
3. Types of Job Redesign: Job Enrichment, Enlargement & Rotation
Managers must be aware of ways to increase employee motivation. This lesson describes the various ways to redesign a job to encourage employees, including job enrichment, job enlargement and job rotation.
4. Reengineering Jobs for Continuous Improvement
Reengineering jobs for continuous improvement results in dramatic improvements such as streamlined processes, enormous cost savings, and more profit for the company.
5. Analysis & Design in Performance Standardization
Job analysis and design are important parts of human resource management. In this lesson, we'll be looking at how job analysis and design help to ensure consistency in job performance of employees. A short quiz follows.
6. What Is Employee Engagement? - Definition, Strategies & Examples
Employee engagement reflects an emotional attachment to one's work in conjunction with commitment to the job - and a consequent willingness to go beyond the call of duty.
7. What Is Job Burnout? - Definition, Signs & Symptoms
Most of us can relate to feeling stressed about some aspect of our job from time to time, but what happens when we feel stressed at work all the time? Let's take a look at the possible consequences of long-term stress on our physical and mental health.
8. What Is Job Involvement? - Definition & Scale
In this lesson, we will cover the meaning of job involvement and how companies determine employee satisfaction. Test your knowledge at the end by taking a short quiz.
9. What Is Staff Motivation? - Theories & Strategies
Keeping a staff motivated is an important part of management. Let's review two theories about staff motivation, McClelland's achievement motivation theory and Adams's equity theory, which relate to giving employees incentives and reasons for doing their best on the job.
10. Job Redesign: Definition, Theory & Approaches
Have you ever been part of a job redesign effort? When done well, job redesigns should increase department productivity and individual job satisfaction. We'll discuss what job redesign is, how to do it, and what impact it may have on an individual position.
11. Employee Engagement Surveys: Questions & Template
An employee engagement survey is an effective way to measure the engagement of staff for the purposes of company improvement. This lesson discusses the purpose of administering such a survey, categories and types of questions asked, and where to find templates and services to assist with the administration.
12. Job Descriptive Index: Measuring Job Statistics
How satisfied are you at your job? The Job Descriptive Index can tell you! In this lesson, you'll learn more about the index and the five facets of job satisfaction it inquires about.
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Other chapters within the Human Resource Management: Help and Review course
- Overview of HRM Field: Help and Review
- Organizational Theories & Human Resources: Help and Review
- Staffing in Organizations: Help and Review
- Training and Development in Organizations: Help and Review
- Performance Appraisals: Help and Review
- Employee Compensation Issues: Help and Review
- Employment Law & Employee Rights: Help and Review
- Labor Relations: Help and Review
- International Human Resource Management: Help and Review
- Current Issues and Trends in HRM: Help and Review
- Human Resource Management & Employee Recruitment