Business Studies Recap Day 17 - Job Design
On Day 17 of the Year 12 Recap we look at job design and why it is important for a business to adapt the requirements and responsibilities of a job to suit the types of workers that fill that position within a business.
To help a business design the specifications of a job that meets the criterion of their staff, the business needs to understand the factors which influence and motivate workers in a business. A model which is used to help firms design the aspects of their job correctly is Hackman and Oldham’s Job Characteristics Model. This outlines the general job characteristics that individuals are looking for in a job and why they are important, but most importantly from the business’s perspective, this outlines the positive outcomes that effective job design provides a business with.
Here Jack guides you through the job design revision slide: