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unexplained increase in employee back injuries

You are working in the finance department of an Information Technology company. Recently, there has been an unexplained increase in employee back injuries that have left several employees unable to work for varying amounts of time. The Department of Labor and Industries is threatening to increase your employer costs substantially unless this trend can be reversed. The Vice-President of Finance asks you to conduct action research into this issue.

As an insider, what will be your focus and how will you conduct this research?

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The key focus of my research will be to identify best possible ergonomics for the employees in the organization. Ergonomic research is primarily performed by ergonomists who study human capabilities in ...

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You are working in the finance department of an Information Technology company. Recently, there has been an unexplained increase in employee back injuries that have left several employees unable to work for varying amounts of time. The Department of Labor and Industries is threatening to increase your employer costs substantially unless this trend can be reversed. The Vice-President of Finance asks you to conduct action research into this issue.

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