work design


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work design

[′wərk di‚zīn]
(industrial engineering)
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The McGowan Government has granted The University of Western Australia's (UWA) Centre for Transformative Work Design, $498,841 to carry out research into the wellbeing and mental health impact of fly-in fly-out (FIFO) arrangements on workers.
Coverage includes an introduction to work design, the design process, ergonomic guidelines, work environments, work measurement, and design implementation.
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.
In other words, several factors converge to render the topic of work design one of continued and even greater importance.
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.
This integrative and inclusive model is intended to guide choice of work design variables, both in research and practice.
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.