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Designing Motivating Jobs03

Designing Motivating Jobs03

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It tries to ensure job performance efficiency and It attempts at increasing motivating potential of a job by taking in to account three variables of the job‡ Core job characteristics ‡ Critical psychological states ‡ Personal and work outcomes

Core job Characteristics
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Skill variety Task identity Task significance Autonomy feedback

Critical psychological states
‡ Experienced meaningfulness ‡ Experienced responsibility ‡ Knowledge of result

Personal and work outcomes
‡ This variables refer to the degree of the various outcomes from the job in the form of high internal work motivation, high quality work performance, high satisfaction with the job, and low absenteeism and turnover

Mechanism of job design
1. 2. 3. 4. Job Simplification Job Rotation Job Enlargement Job Enrichment

Job Simplification
‡ In this jobs are broken down into very small parts and the productivity of the worker may be high by doing work repeatedly

Job Rotation
‡ It refers to a person is required to perform one Job at one time but he is rotated at different jobs after certain period of time. ‡ Thus the person can find a change in new job and his continuity of interest in job remains there.

Job Enlargement
‡ It involves performing a variety of jobs or operations at the same time. ‡ It involves horizontal job loading as compared to vertical one. ‡ It avoids monotony which is the result of high degree of specialization and division of labor.

Job Enrichment
‡ It means giving the additional motivating factors as compared to alternative modes of job design. ‡ Job holder derives satisfaction from the job in the form of recognition, achievement and self actualization.

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