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Job Characteristics Model

A model that proposes any job can be described in terms of five core job dimensions: skill variety, task identity, task significance, autonomy, and feedback

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Skill variety

Such agree to which a job requires a variety of different activities

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Task identity

the degree to which a job requires completion of a whole and identifiable piece of work

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Task significance

Did you agree to which a job has substantial impact on the lives or work of other people

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Autonomy

The degree to which a job provides substantial freedom and discretion to the individual in scheduling the work and in determining the procedures to be used in carrying it out

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feedback

Did you greet you which carry out the work activities required by a job results in the individual obtaining direct and clear information about the effectiveness of his or her performance

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Motivating Potential Score

Skill Variety + Task Identity + Task significance/3 + autonomy + feedback

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Job rotation

The periodic shifting of an employee from one task to another

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Relational job design

Construction job so employees see the positive difference they can make in the lives of others directly through their work

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flextime

Employees must work at a specific number of hours per week but may very their hours of work within limits

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Job sharing

Arrangement that allows two or more individuals to split a traditional full-time job

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Telecommuting

working from home at least two days a week on a computer that is linked to the employers office

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variable pay program

A pay plan that bases A portion of employees pay on some individual and or organizational measure of performance

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Piece rate pay plan

Do you pay plan in which workers are paid a fixed sum for each unit of production completed

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Merit based pay plan

A pay plan based on performance appraisal ratings

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Bonus

If he planned that rewards employees for recent performance rather than historical performance

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Flexible benefits

a benefits plan that allows each employee to put together a benefits package individually tailored to his or her own needs or situation

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Profit-sharing plan

I organizationwide program that distributes compensation based on some establish formula designed around a company’s profitability

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Employee recognition program

They plan to encourage specific employee behaviors by form really appreciating specific employee contributions