work design


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work design

[′wərk di‚zīn]
(industrial engineering)
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Coverage includes an introduction to work design, the design process, ergonomic guidelines, work environments, work measurement, and design implementation.
6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Work Design Collaborative (WDC) announced today that it has received a grant from the Gaines Family Foundation to create a new industry and professional association, the Distributed Work Industry Association (DWIA).
We may believe that the demands of creative work make any other conception of work design unfruitful.
A spokeswoman for Edinburgh Quay said: "An error was spotted in the calculation of the steel work design.
which provides IT solutions in the areas of software selection and implementation, IT security net work design and implementation, technical project management and electronic discovery/forensics.
Because of the economic trends listed previously, employers are going to be looking for consultants who provide comprehensive employment services and are knowledgeable about work design, staffing issues, disability, workers' compensation, and organizational design.
Merritt has begun a study of repetitive motion injuries caused by improper work design in foundry operations.
The work standards will remain vendor neutral and will be updated annually, providing sponsoring members of the association with information about the job and work design impact following the implementation of an RFID system.
Most recently Santos served as Vice President, Americas, Availability Services, where he led the IBM Printing System Division through a comprehensive reengineering, work design and process improvement effort, which resulted in cost savings of $30 million and improved customer service delivery.
This creates a continuing need for designing new work designs for new products, which in turn results in smaller time frames for developing and implementing effective training programs for newly designed jobs (Buckley & Caple, 2000; Sparrow, 2000).
Specifically its mission is to create innovative work designs, polices and practices so that the family needs of employees and the business needs of employers can be joined, directly and systemically.