Compare and Contrast Job Enlargement, Rotation, and Enrichment
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1)Compare and contrast job enlargement, rotation, and enrichment. How are they similarto and different from each other?Job Rotation: It involves the movement of employees in terms of rotating the job, in order to create interestand motivate an employee . It helps the organization in improving the concept of multi-tasking ,by the involvement of continuous training at a job. It helps in reducing the disinterest andboredom in the workplace by the performance of employee in terms of diversification inactivities. With the help of job rotation, the management can easily identify the particular areasin which the particular employee is good at their work. Job enlargement: It means the expansion in the number of different tasks that are to be performed by theemployees in a single job in a horizontal manner. It adds the similar tasks in the existing jobwhich will enhance the interest of the employee in the job. This concept is beneficial from theemployers' perspective as they are getting more work for the similar pay. The reasons for theemployee to be motivated for the continuation of work in job enlargement is that it provides thevariety of tasks to the employee, which will help them in reducing the boredom. Job enlargementalso acts as a motivating factor for the employee, as the employee gets the opportunity ofperforming at their level high , which will make it recognizable in the eyes of management andfrom the benefits of future prospects as well.Job enrichment:It means the enrichment in the tasks which the user is performing. It means the additionalauthority that is to be granted to the employee . The concept was introduced by Frederick
Herzberg. The concept of job enrichment provides several advantages to the employee in terms fhigher job satisfaction, by the better utilization of skills and by lowering the level ofabsenteeism.Similarities and dissimilarities in concepts:All the concepts are in a way similar to each other as all the concepts reduce boredom andabsenteeism , as it creates job satisfaction among the employees. The differences in all theconcepts are in terms like in job enlargement the employee has to take charge of those duties thatare not mentioned in the job description.Job enrichment provides managerial control and accessto the tasks and responsibilities whereas in Job rotation the employees are shifted to one or morejobs , to identify and test the skills of the employees , so that to place them at the right place.2)Visit the Equal Opportunity Commission Web site athttp://www.eeoc.gov.Identifycurrent trends in complaints being filed with the EEOC and the processes by which claimsare being resolved. Review the EEOC press releases posted on the site. What appears to bethe agency's current priorities, and how appropriate do you believe these priorities are forthe U.S. Society?The reviews of the cases from the EEOC press releases are –Sexual Harassment and retaliation- In the case of Anchor staffing a Chicago based staffingagency , U.S EEOC filed a lawsuit on Nov1, 2017 for the company for dismissing the employeefrom work, who made a complaint about sexual harassment.(2017). The EEOC filed a suitthrough the conciliation process under the case,EEOC.Anchor Staffing,Inc.,Civil ActionNo.17-cv-7899. In this case, the victim was harassed on the first day of her work , and after thecomplaint made by her, the organization fired the female employee, by discharging all her
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