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  • ASQ H1219-2004

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    Work Overload: Redesigning Jobs to Minimize Stress and Burnout

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2004

    Publisher:  American Society of Quality Control

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    The challenges of a globalized market, increasing customer demands, and changing technologies are making business more complicated and leaving employees feeling overwhelmed. Many feel that this work overload is an unfortunate side effect of success, and one that cannot be avoided. This book not only argues that this is entirely untrue, but sets forth a clear and easy to follow guideline for overcoming and then preventing work overload in any business. The author reasons that much of work overload is due to the waste and the inherent ineffectiveness found in most every position. He maintains that overload is a failure in the design of the work, not the worker. To eliminate and ultimately prevent overload, we must find the areas of waste, eliminate them, and then use the resources that have been freed up to prevent overload from happening again. This is not a psychological book intended to motivate employees to love their job, handle stress, and be more productive. Rather it is intended to create a real system that is more effective and less overwhelming for the employees.
    Author Frank M.Gryna.

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    Document Type Misc Product
    Publisher American Society of Quality Control
    Status Current
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