job enlargement



A job design technique in which the number of tasks associated with a job is increased (and appropriate training provided) to add greater variety to activities, thus reducing monotony.

Job enlargement is considered a horizontal restructuring method in that the job is enlarged by adding related tasks. Job enlargement may also result in greater workforce flexibility.

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  • I was glad that the job enlargement finally came because the same work was becoming tedious and I needed more options.

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  • Doing the same thing over and over on the assembly line quickly became a mind numbing job for me. It was nice when the factory decided to do a little job enlargement and gave me more things to fill out my day.

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  • You may find yourself in a rut and bored at work and try to take on some job enlargement to have less down time.

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