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TRADITIONAL WORK SYSTEM

YONATAN RESHEF
University of Alberta School of Business

  • Narrowly defined jobs (tasks)

  • Specialized employees

  • Employees focus on their narrow tasks

  • Little employee input into managerial decisions

  • Wage scales attached to tasks

  • Individual-oriented reward system

  • Work is under close supervision

  • Work is strictly regulated by written rules/procedures

  • Few career opportunities

  • The ultimate objectives -- control, efficiency, productivity



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