Job Enrichment Case Study

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In the article entitled, “Job Redesign for Expanded HIM Functions, the author, Elizabeth Layman covers some very interesting points regarding goal setting within a company and the means by which these goals can be accomplished. In this particular case study, the area of Health Information Services (HIS) is covered. In the health care industry, especially in the Health Information Services (HIS) field, changes are continually taking place. Changes, especially with electronic health records, are now being incorporated into the medical industry in hopes of better serving patients as well as stream lining the work within the healthcare workplace. This is designed to promote more efficiency, as well as privacy for the patients. In order to…show more content…
This motivational tool is used in order to give more responsibility to an employee with the intention of motivating that person to perform at a higher level. The reason for instituting these areas of motivation is so that the workers can continue to be productive to the employer and feel satisfied themselves. The outcome of job enrichment is the byproduct of the motivational tool. This would give more responsibility to an employee with the intention of motivating that person to perform at a higher level, thus feeling the enrichment of self-satisfaction in their job performance. A person can easily get weighed-down in their job if it is the same thing every day so another action that could be taken to enrich one’s job situation would be job rotation. This can help in the area of boredom and monotony. Job monotony can not only hinder the production that is needed on a job, but it can hinder the moral of the employee, as well. The reason for instituting these areas of motivation is so that the workers can continue to be productive to the employer and to themselves. The impact of job enrichment on motivation and communication in the HIS Departments within this article was clearly positive as the supervisors recognized the need for change in order to see the department reach its goal of expedited service to its patients while motivating its employees to succeed in their job roles, as
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