Job Redesign Project
Job design the tasks of the individual Work organisation: how work moves through the organisation and how jobs link to jobs eg dependencies, processes
- To define a process for analysing work organisation and implementing job redesign for individuals.
- To provide guidelines for approaches for job design for clinical and professional roles and manual handling roles
- Reducing injury rates, improving return to work and retaining mature workers by successfully redesigning their jobs.
- Improving productivity by improving the working experience of individuals and creating efficiencies.
- Minimise stress caused by poor work organisation.
Steps to take
- Complete the eMasterClass on Work Organisation and Job Design
- Choose a pilot project and follow the five steps:
1 Employee solutions
Use the example followed in the case study (link to attachment below). Ask the group of workers (ie the doers – not the managers) to discuss the following questions and come up with solutions. You will be amazed at the solutions that employees can come up with.
- What is the outcome of this task/job, and is this outcome still viable in the present environment?
- How is the task currently being performed?
- Can it be done more simply or more efficiently?
- Who is currently performing the task?
- Is the task being performed by a person at an appropriate skill level?
Complete the job design checklist to fully assess the following:
- Task variety
- Work / rest schedules
- Adjustment period required
- Mental variety
- Core knowledge skills
- Tasks within the team enviornment