job enlargement


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Related to job enlargement: Job rotation, Job enrichment

job enlargement

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a widening of the range of tasks performed by an employee in order to provide variety in the activities undertaken
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Some organizations may think they lack the funding to create multiple sources of learning, but there is evidence demonstrating the effectiveness of job rotation, job enrichment, job enlargement, developmental relationships, instruments, service learning, personal development plans, and action learning as inexpensive ways to develop individuals.
Job enlargement may be precluded and physical stress eliminated by the simple manipulation of a system at a vertical angle that lessens the stress of repetitive motions.
It is job enrichment, not job enlargement that is the issue.
Many human relations processes such as job enlargement, enrichment, restructuring, and rotation can be a means to an end.
Job enlargement, job rotation, job enrichment, task revision, telecommuting, and alternative work patterns are all strategies that employers are implementing to enhance the job, to maximize performance, and to provide workers with more options and flexibility (Herzberber, 1968; Nelson & Quick, 1996).
If she is bored with her job, job enlargement or job enrichment could be used.
In STS a multifunctional worker is able to perform several tasks that are assigned to the group and job enlargement is limited to the boundaries of the group.
Flexible pay incentives might be used effectively with the under-30 workers because they seem to be concerned about their basic needs, whereas the higher age groups could be expected to respond more positively to job enrichment and job enlargement programs.
Efforts to enskill and empower workers through job enlargement, production teams, increased worker participation in management decision making, and self-supervision may create challenging jobs, but may also further truncate workers' opportunities for mobility by further reducing the supervisory ranks up which they can hope to ascend.
Moreover, they also report higher levels of interest in job enlargement and in training.