By Designing Jobs According to the Mechanistic Approach:
By designing jobs according to the mechanistic approach:
A)the organization increases its need for high-ability individuals.
B)the organization becomes more dependent on individual workers.
C)individuals become irreplaceable.
D)individuals can be trained to perform jobs.Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
All but one of the following is TRUE of the Position Analysis Questionnaire (PAQ).Name the exception.
A)It requires trained job analysts to complete it.
B)It is a standardized,off-the-shelf instrument.
C)It describes specific task activities that comprise the actual job.
D)It is a well-researched and widely used instrument.Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Which of the following statements about the ergonomic approach to job design is FALSE?
A)It is usually referred to as ergonomics.
B)It focuses on outcomes such as physical fatigue,aches and pains,and health complaints.
C)It has been applied in redesigning equipment used in jobs that are not physically demanding.
D)Issues like lighting,space,and hours worked become more salient from this perspective.Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Job analysis provides all but one of the following managerial benefits.Identify the exception.
A)It provides managers with an understanding of the work-flow process.
B)It enables managers to make more accurate hiring decisions.
C)It provides an avenue for communicating policy information to employees.
D)It enables managers to more accurately evaluate subordinates' performance.Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation