The process of subdividing and departmentalizing an organization
While there are differences in the meaning of
work among countries, similarities appear to exist in _______________
Work content and job context
The process of linking jobs and departments into a cohesive whole
Fundamentally, what does scientific management undervalue?
The human capacity for thought and ingenuity
Scientific Management, advocated by Frederick Taylor had the following traits:
Emphasized work simplification.
Jobs were not interesting or complex.
The role of the worker is to execute the task carefully.
Differential piece rate payment systems.
Scientific selection and placement of workers
The role of the industrial engineer is to
calibrate and define each task carefully
Developed to overcome boredom, associated with scientific management’s approach to jobs.
Job Enlargement is intended to increase _____________ for employees
Job Enlargement deals with tasks,
and therefore, loads jobs ___________.
Like job enlargement, job enrichment is also intended to increases job satisfaction for employees.
Job Enrichment is aimed at increasing _______________ factors in a job,
Job enrichment loads a job ___________.
When a clerical employee is given the responsibility and authority to handle certain types of correspondence, the job has been _________.
the job characteristics theory emphasizes the interaction between the ___________ and ___________ of the job.
individual and attributes.
Selecting a textbook, formulating course
objectives, specifying course requirements, determining instructional methods,
preparing exams, and developing student performance provide the college
professor with which of the five core job dimensions?
Results will be _________ unless all five core job dimensions are used
People who’s jobs are high on the five core
dimensions are generally more ________, __________, and __________
motivated, satisfied, and more productive
Enlarging a job is most closely associated with which core job characteristic?
When engaged in their work, people employ and express themselves:
The 1978 Uniform Selection Guidelines make it clear that HR requirements must be tied to specific ______________ if the are to defend their actions
Without the foundation of a job analysis, it is difficult for an organization to defend
Performance appraisal system
Employers are placing increased emphasis on developing and maintaining current and accurate job descriptions as a result of the ____________________.
Americans with Disabilities Act
True or False?
It is important to ask each question exactly the same during an interview because, to be fair; candidates should face exactly the same question faced by candidates before and after them.
The Federal Privacy Act of 1974 requires _________________ to have a signed release from a person before it can give information about that person to someone else.
Which 2 test can only be done after a conditional job offer?
Medical and Psychological Tests
__________________ feedback to employees can prevent surprises later when a formal evaluation is conducted.