Job enrichment attempts to give employees greater responsibility by increasing the range and complexity of tasks they are called upon to complete and giving them the necessary authority. It motivates by giving employees the opportunity to use their abilities to the fullest.
Herzberg argued that job enrichment (through motivators) should be a central element in any policy of motivation.
According to Herzberg, enriched jobs should contain a range of tasks and challenges at different ability levels and clear opportunities for achievement and feedback on performance. Job enrichment necessitates training.
Join Jim Riley and the tutor2u BUSS4 team for an intensive day designed to prepare students for the challenges of BUSS4 in June 2015. Each of the five workshop sessions introduces and builds effective essay planning and writing technique. We do this in the context of looking at both Manufacturing in the UK (Section A) and core topics for Section B including leadership, change management, technology, strategic choice and globalisation.