To provide the student with an understanding of job design, ergonomics, and sustainable jobs.
From scientific management (Taylor) over human factors and human relations to sociotechnical design and after sociotechnical design: the good work, developmental work, high performance work systems, lean, micro ergonomics, macro ergonomics
How to design a sustainable job: time and motion studies, involvement of workers, ergonomics, well-being, division of work, job enrichment and enlargement, psychological job demands, meaning
The teaching is organized in accordance with the general form of teaching. Please see the programme cirruculum §17.
Since it is a 5 ECTS course module the expected workload is 150 hours for the student.
|Name of exam||Job Design|
|Type of exam|
Written or oral exam
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
|Danish title||Job design|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Copenhagen|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Production|
|Department||Department of Materials and Production|
|Faculty||Faculty of Engineering and Science|