work design


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work design

[′wərk di‚zīn]
(industrial engineering)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"We encourage organizations to draw on this form of expertise, and related forms, if poor work design is entrenched in their organization."
Horton joined Waggoner in 2013 as an Engineering Intern and served as a client account manager while also providing site work design for wastewater treatment plant expansions.
This was in part because American work design and labor practices focused more aggressively on maximizing production, creating more mechanization, and operating on a larger scale.
CORPORATE AGILITY tells how to break this destructive cycle, offering tried methods by leaders of the Work Design Collaborative and providing a survey of value to any business library.
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.
Robert "Bob" Green, CPA, and Scott Cooper, CMC are principals at INSYNC Consulting Group, Inc., 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.
What does this change mean for the theory and practice of work design? Does it render this well-established topic unimportant?
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.