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Techno Structural Intervention

Techno Structural Intervention

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Techno-structural Intervention Zia ur Rehman Click to edit Master subtitle style 3/5/12 .

where the task goals are related directly or indirectly to organizational improvement ” Break Down: • Structured/formal activities. Organizational unit may be individual or group of people Focus on both task and sequence of task Core objective is direct or indirect improvement of organization 3/5/12 • • • .Interventio n “ Set of structured activities in which selected organization units engage with a task or sequence of task.

increase productivity and efficiency adopting more efficient “Technology” in below areas: • • • by Inefficient material Methods Equipment Workflow Design 3/5/12Costly unnecessary Labor • .Techno Structural Intervention “ Interventions related to technology and Structure are collectively called techno-structural interventions ” Technology: • • Lower cost.

• Structure: “Interventions related to job and organization structure to: • Improve work contents Work methods Relationship among workers Relationship among job positions • • • 3/5/12 . .Techno Structural Intervention cont.

Techno Structural Intervention Strategies • Job Enlargement Job Enrichment Alternative Work Schedules • • 3/5/12 .

Horizontal restructuring method that aims at increase in the workforce flexibility and at the same time reducing monotony It is also known as 3/5/12 • • .Job Enlargement • Job enlargement means increasing the scope of a job through extending the range of its job duties and responsibilities generally with in same levels or periphery job design technique where in there is an increase in the number of tasks associated with a certain job.

• Increased Work Flexibility:  There is an addition to the number of tasks an individual performs. However people and time management 3/5/12 interventions may be required. there is no great requirement for imparting of new skills.Job Enlargement Benefits • The following are the major benefits of Job enlargement • Reduced Monotony:  Job enlargement if planned carefully can help reduce boredom and make it more satisfying and fulfilling. • No Skills Training Required:  Since the individual has already been performing the task in the past. . There is thus an increased scope of carrying out tasks that are versatile and yet very similar in certain aspects.

Job Enlargement Example. 3/5/12 .

Job Enrichment • Job enrichment is an attempt to motivate employees by giving them the opportunity to use the range of their abilities. By simply making their job more deep complex and challenging • It can be contrasted to job enlargement which simply increases the number of tasks without changing the challenge. • job enrichment has been described as 'vertical loading' of a job • An enriched job should ideally contain: 3/5/12 .

3/5/12 . Reducing number of work days in week and increasing per day work time • • Flextime Work Schedule. • It allows employees some latitude in determining their starting and ending time of work.Alternative Work Schedule. “Allows Employee to modify their work Requirement to modify their personal needs” Compressed work Weak.

Effectiveness of Techno Structural Interventions (Based on Meta Analysis conducted) Alternate work Schedule and Job Redesign • has a moderate effect on work out put (quality Quantity) Work rescheduling had small but significant effect on withdrawal behavior where as work redesign has no effect on withdrawal behavior Overall have less effect then process base inter… • • • Alternative work schedule has greater impact on attitude then job design(enlargement .enrichment) 3/5/12 .

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