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Job design theories outline jobs that help a company design jobs that are efficient and productive for a laborer to do. Catholic Social Teaching enlightens humanity that above all it is important to respect human dignity. Do Catholic Social Teaching and job design theories agree or are they at odds with each other? “Job Design: A Human Approach” looks at the story of each starting with Fredrick Taylor in 1911 and Pope Leo XIII in 1891 and identifies similarities and differences. Finally, the thesis uses the stories of each to look forward into the modern world of the jobs yet to be designed.
Steve Hall, Ray Fitz
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Management Information Systems, Operations Management, and Decision Sciences, Political Science
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"Job Design: A Human Approach through Catholic Social Teaching and Job Design Theories" (2014). Stander Symposium Projects. 473.
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