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Crafting a Better Job

3-18. Why do you think many people are in jobs that are not satisfying? Do organizations help people craft satisfying and motivating jobs, and if not, why not?
I think people are in jobs that are not satisfying because of a possible tough financial situation or an accommodating work schedule. In addition, I believe that firms do try to create satisfying jobs by incorporating a number of elements including job enrichment, job rotation, job education, and job training as methods to make job satisfying higher.
Finally is lack of interest in the work is another reason why employees are unhappy. Most employees want to perform job duties that are engaging and challenging. Boring work causes an employee to experience boredom. Bored and unchallenged employees experience little incentive to concern themselves with workplace productivity. According to Lise M. Saari and Timothy Judge from the University of Tennessee, Martin, the nature of employees' work accounts for the most situational influence in workplace satisfaction.
Organizations normally help people craft satisfying and motivating jobs because managers are responsible for motivating employees, planning, organizing and controlling within the organization. They also help this process to happen by encouraging and supporting people to craft their job. In return, both parties will get the benefits.

3-19. Think about how you might reorient yourself to your own job. Are the principles of job crafting described above relevant to your work? Why or why not?
I currently work at the office of undergraduate admissions in Jackson Hall. The principles of job crafting described above are not relevant to my work because Fatimah holds a higher position than I do. Her higher position allow her to share and implement her new social
3-20. Are there any potential drawbacks to the job crafting approach? How can these concerns be minimized?

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