Job Enrichment
Book chapter, 2015

This article defines job enrichment as being where jobs are extended vertically rather than horizontally, meaning that more satisfying jobs are created by adding work of a different level instead of merely increasing the amount of work carried out. Tasks of greater complexity can be undertaken or further responsibilitiescan be assigned such as production planning, material ordering, quality control, or maintenance.

self-actualization

job enrichment

vertical job loading

task complexity

Author

David Bennett

Chalmers, Technology Management and Economics, Supply and Operations Management

Wiley Encyclopedia of Management, Volume 10, Operations Management, 3rd Edition

Subject Categories

Other Engineering and Technologies

Business Administration

Areas of Advance

Production

DOI

10.1002/9781118785317.weom100056

ISBN

978-1-119-97251-8

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Latest update

12/13/2018