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Exam 2 (Chapter 6)
Review Definitions For Exam 2
Allows machines to do work previously accomplished by people.
Compressed Work Week
Allows a full time job to be completed in fewer than 5 full work days.
Flexible Manufacturing Systems
Use adaptive technology and integrated job designs to easily shift production among alternative products.
Flexible Working Hours
Give employees some daily choice in scheduling arrival and departure times from work.
Job Characteristics Model
Identifies five core job characteristics: Skill variety, Task identity, Task significance, Autonomy, and Feedback.
Is the process of defining job tasks and the work arrangements to accomplish them.
Increases task variety by adding new tasks of similar difficulty to a job.
Increases job content by giving workers more responsibility for planning and evaluating duties.
Increases task variety by shifting workers among jobs involving tasks of similar difficulty.
Allows one full-time job to be divided among two or more persons.
Standardizes tasks and employs people in very routine jobs.
Motivating Potential Score
Describes the extent to which the core characteristics of a job create motivating conditions.
Permanent-Part Time Work
Is permanent work for fewer hours than the standard week.
Analyzes,streamlines,and reconfigures actions and tasks to achieve work goals.
Social Information Processing Theory
Asserts that individual needs and task perceptions result from socially constructed realities.
Integrate people and technology into high performance work settings.
Is work at home or in remote locations using computer and telecommunications linkages with the office.
Temporary-Part Time Work
Is temporary work for fewer hours than the standard week.