Job Enrichment: Managerial Tool in the 21st Century
Job enrichment has evolved immensely since its beginnings as part of Frederick Herzberg's Two-Factor Theory. It is now a catch-all for various managerial tools. Some of these tools of job enrichment are fads that will fade away, but some of them are useful and proven to yield positive results. The techniques for applying job enrichment however are reliant on a thorough examination of both the job and the employee if the manager wants to achieve improved satisfaction and increased productivity. This paper examines the evolution of job enrichment, some of the critical areas for successful implementation and common stumbling blocks of job enrichment in the workplace. It conclude with a brief look at the Hackman Oldham theory of implementing job enrichment
Contemporary Job Enrichment as a Managerial Tool in the 21st Century: How does it work?
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