Job Design Case Study by Writing Specialists

Job Design
An empirical analysis of what critical factors are necessary to enhance the efficiency or quality of human resource processes.
# 91589 | 973 words | 3 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Feb 01, 2007 in Business (Companies) , Business (Human Resources)

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The paper discusses the increasing globalization in recent years that has resulted in intense competition among various enterprises. The author assumes that in highly competitive markets, organizations will remain competitive and successful only when they are able to increase their efficiency, enhance product quality or achieve both. This study aims to test whether jobs in MTC Vodafone Bahrain, a telecom operator, are designed in a way that will prove enriching and consequently result in greater internal motivation among employees.

Research Questions

From the Paper:

"By increasing organizational efficiency, firms can review processes and functions throughout the organization. The role of the HR team within the organization is to oversee this process. This has resulted in part from recent trends revealing that human capital is among a firms most powerful assets. Among the more important roles HR teams are recognizing is their role in job design. Increasingly HR departments are recognizing the importance of designing jobs that are enriching, rewarding and in turn more motivational for employees. This in turn will ultimately result in greater competitive ability within any industry a firm is involved in."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Fried, Y. & Ferris, G.R. (1987). "The validity of the job characteristics model: A review and meta-analysis." Personnel Psychology, 40(1): 297-332.
  • Hackman, J.R. & Oldham, G.R. (1976). Motivation through the design of work: A test of theory." Organizational Behavior and Human Performance, 16(1): 250-279.
  • Tiegs, R.B., Tetrick, L. & Fried, Y. (1992, Sept). "Growth need strength and context satisfactions as moderators of the relations of the job characteristics model." Journal of Management, Sept. Available:

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