Date Added: Feb 2010
The decision to execute the concept of work redesign is challenging. It must involve top management who are visionary, persuasive, and consistent. The need for work redesign may be initiated by financial challenges, often a reduced budget. Other reasons include: Strategic planning demonstrates the need for a change, leadership sees problems and challenges coming, regulatory changes require a review, leadership wants to be a distinguished competitor. Prior to initiating work redesign, it is very important to be clear about why the organization is promoting a concept or solution called "work redesign". As a leader or HR professional supporting initiating this sort of change, one need to be prepared to address the questions identified below.