What reactions, both positive and negative, might an employee have to a change in responsibilities or duties, and why?

Enriching Jobs and Organizational Functionality

 

This week’s readings have addressed how the nature and design of an organization’s jobs can potentially influence the job satisfaction and the degree of motivation of employees, as well as impact the entire culture and productivity of the organization.

 

Based on your reading for this week:

 

Due Wednesday May 6, 2015 a 150- to 500-word statement in the Discussion thread that answers all of the following questions:

 

  • How can managers enrich or enlarge employees’ jobs?
  • What reactions, both positive and negative, might an employee have to a change in responsibilities or duties, and why?
  • How might job enrichment or enlargement impact an organization’s culture, productivity, and profitability?

    Support your work with specific citations from the Learning Resources. You are allowed to draw from additional sources to support your argument, but you must cite using APA standards. All quoted material must be identified, cited, and referenced per APA standards.

    You are encouraged to enrich your posting with your personal examples, experience, or insights.