1. What is the most important emerging issue in the design of work?
2. How do the Japanese, German, and Scandinavian approaches to work differ from one another and from the American approach?
3. Is there ever one best way to design a particular job?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 9:09 am ad1c9bdddf
1 -- Telecommuting is by far, the single most important issue in the design of work. As technology has progressed, companies have started to take notice. Employees can now be productive from their own homes. This is ideal in many situations, and particularly where face-to-face contact with customers is minimal or non-existent based upon the specific job. Many companies have arranged that parents with children can work half of the work week from their home and also have given parents the ability to work from home when children are sick or off from school. Even with workers that do not have children or have grown children, it is a very flexible work approach. The main benefit is that it helps to retain qualified talent.
2 -- In America, we place a high emphasis in the business arena on "me." We ...
This solution discusses various areas of job design. The differences are discussed among the three cultures listed and compared with America in terms of the approaches to work. The best way to design a particular job and the emerging issue in job design are thoroughly discussed.
Format and finalize your final analysis for Kenneth Dailey of FMC Green River. The final version should contain information from your incremental work in each unit and additional analysis of two new topics which are:
The steps of analysis are the same as those explained in unit 1 with one slight change in the content for step #1. Your document must also be a single version that combines elements of your earlier analytical work.
Step #1 Introduction and Background- notice the content in this step is different for this final paper. Rather than introduce the topics, you will briefly describe the pertinent history of the organization, including its mission, vision, goals, objectives and strategies.
Step #2 Organizational Analysis- provide the analysis of the 13 course topics. You may utilize sub-headings to ensure all 13 topics are analyzed.
The work you submit this week represents the version given to Kenneth Dailey and must: (1) include all necessary revisions to your earlier work, and (2) be of the quality necessary for submission to a client.
Objective: Outline the guidelines of managing change in work organizations.
Use effective communication techniques.
Discuss the implications of organizational structure and culture.
Identify the organizational behavior concepts and theories present in real business world examples.
Discuss the impact of technology on business.