work redesign: a results-oriented strategy that works

Janson, Robert
January 1979
Advanced Management Journal (03621863);Winter79, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p21
Academic Journal
Discusses the concept of job enrichment. Term that would indicate work revolution; Goal of job enrichment; Expectation of line managers from a management tool; Reasons for the fragmentation of jobs; Factors considered in work redesign.


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