The key to creating jobs that have high job satisfaction and motivate employees is striking a balance between specialization and flexibility. As working environments transitioned from single production cottage industries to standardized mass production, repetitive tasks requiring very little involvement became a symbol of the unsatisfied employee. By creating more dynamic roles that incorporate elements of specialization but with enough flexibility to make jobs interesting. Let’s start by looking more closely at specialization and flexibility.
Specialization: One worker performs one specific task or narrow group of tasks as part of a large production system. In general, a specialized working environment promotes:
Posted on Mar 14, 2013 by Wardell Admin
When you think of your business as a system, you can see that it is a collection of activities working towards a common goal, an organization of individual elements working as a unit. The effectiveness of your business is measured outcome of these activities.
Each system within your business needs to have a purpose
Systems will run most effectively when they align with the achievement of your Strategic Objective. You can more successfully meet your goals when you seek to continuously improve the efficiency or productivity of your systems. If you can reduce or eliminate problems, your system will automatically improve.
Start with accurate business systems information
How do you know your systems are working? What information is currently monitored in your business and how accessible are the results? Information is the central nervous system of your business. It provides feedback on nearly every aspect of your business, it can show whether you are actually making progress or it just seems that way. Effective business leaders use organized accessible information to make intelligent, independent and immediate decisions.
Posted on Mar 7, 2013 by Wardell Admin
Quality in production is the efficiency with which you make your products or provide your services. While the quality of your products may be in superior in your customer’s eyes, your profit margin is the judge of your production quality. The as you increase the efficiency with which you make your products or provide your services your waste, time and costs will decrease. Here are 7 tips to help increase the quality of your production:
Posted on Feb 21, 2013 by Wardell Admin