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Effect of Job Rotation on Job Satisfaction, Occupational Safety and Health
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Effect of Job Rotation on Job Satisfaction, Occupational Safety and Health
Jeon, In Sik; Jeong, Byung Yong;
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Objective: This study aims to analyze job satisfaction and accident prevention according to job rotation system types in a motor company. Background: The study of a motor company`s job rotation system has come to attention with enhancing productivity, preventing musculoskeletal disorders, and improving quality. Method: In this study, a survey was conducted to show job satisfaction rates according to job rotation systems. Also an investigation was done regarding industrial accidents and previous workers who are receiving treatment for musculoskeletal disorder over the last five years. Results: The job rotation system in this study has been carried out by voluntary decision of workers. Out of the job rotation types, the medium rotation complexity type had high job satisfaction whereas in a high or low rotation complexity type, which many workers prefer, led to less number of accidents and days of sick leave. Application: The results of this study are expected to be a fundamental data to job design.
Job rotation;Job satisfaction;Industrial accident;Musculoskeletal disorder;
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