Week 5 Discussion
Impact of Historical Research on Businesses
Identify one of the historical researchers who has been instrumental in advancing the related sciences of Job Design and Work Measurement. After studying his or her research and the impact of the research on businesses, respond to the following:
- Describe the nature of the researcher’s investigation.
- Identify the contribution that was made by the researcher to the performance of organizations (for-profit or not-for-profit).
- Define the (usually less efficient) way that organizations were organized or conducting activities before the researcher’s results were put into practice.
- Identify the improvement in efficiency or productivity that occurred because of this researcher’s influence. (Note: This may not be possible for all researchers.)