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A New Strategy for Job Enrichment

A New Strategy for Job Enrichment J. Richard Hackman, Greg Oldham, Robert Janson, and Kenneth Purdy A New Strategy for Job Enrichment decisions about its use. The intent of this paper Practitioners of job enrichment have been living is to help both managers and behavio ! I scien­ through a time of excitement, even euphoria. better able to make those ecisions Their craft has moved from the psychology and tists become on a solid basis of fact and data. . .management journals to the front page and the Sunday supplement. Job enrichment, which Succinctly stated, we present here a new stra­ began with the pioneering work of Herzberg and tegy for going about the redesign of Wf! rk. The his associates, originally was intended as a means strategy is based on three years of coll borative to increase the motivation and satisfaction of work and cross-fertilization among the ,uthors­ people at work-and to improve productivity in two of whom are academic researchers land two the bargain.l" Now it is being acclaimed in the of whom are active practitioners in job enrich­ popular; press as a cure for problems ranging ment. Our approach is mew, but it has been from inflation to drug abuse. tested in http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png California Management Review SAGE

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Publisher
SAGE
Copyright
© 1975 The Regents of the University of California
ISSN
0008-1256
eISSN
2162-8564
DOI
10.2307/41164610
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Abstract

J. Richard Hackman, Greg Oldham, Robert Janson, and Kenneth Purdy A New Strategy for Job Enrichment decisions about its use. The intent of this paper Practitioners of job enrichment have been living is to help both managers and behavio ! I scien­ through a time of excitement, even euphoria. better able to make those ecisions Their craft has moved from the psychology and tists become on a solid basis of fact and data. . .management journals to the front page and the Sunday supplement. Job enrichment, which Succinctly stated, we present here a new stra­ began with the pioneering work of Herzberg and tegy for going about the redesign of Wf! rk. The his associates, originally was intended as a means strategy is based on three years of coll borative to increase the motivation and satisfaction of work and cross-fertilization among the ,uthors­ people at work-and to improve productivity in two of whom are academic researchers land two the bargain.l" Now it is being acclaimed in the of whom are active practitioners in job enrich­ popular; press as a cure for problems ranging ment. Our approach is mew, but it has been from inflation to drug abuse. tested in

Journal

California Management ReviewSAGE

Published: Jul 1, 1975

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