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What is division of labor?

What is meant by division of labor? What are blue-collar, white-collar, and pink-collar segments of the workforce? Provide examples of each.

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// In this paper we will discuss the Industrial relations that exist in an organization or company. We would also elaborate the economic specialization and its importance in the organizational context. Workforce segmentation is required to ensure long term success of any organization. Analysis of the different workforce segments will be specified in this paper. //

Division of labor is found in nature in honey bee colonies wherein a different work type is set out for different categories of bees. This division of labor in nature has been well adapted and integrated in the organizational boundaries as well, wherein the organizational objectives and tasks are streamlined and are then allocated to different departments of the organization. The allocation of people resources to these tasks and the establishment of work relationships are of prime importance in Division of Labor.

Division of labor or economic specialization is defined as distribution or ...

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In this solution we will discuss the Industrial relations that exist in an organization or company. We would also elaborate the economic specialization and its importance in the organizational context. Workforce segmentation is required to ensure long term success of any organization. Analysis of the different workforce segments will be specified. This solution is 576 words with four APA references and in-text citations.

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