1.Describe your job (or role in a group or team that you’re a member of) in terms of Hackman and Oldham’s Job Characteristics Model. To what extent does the model provide you with the tools or language you need to describe jobs in useful ways from a job design point of view? Why?
2.If you were to redesign your job, or role in a group or team that you are a member of, (or create an ideal job for yourself), what would it look like in terms of the Job Characteristics Model? Which core job characteristics would it contain, and how would each characteristic be applied to your job? Which of the core job characteristics are most important to you, and why?
3.Think about how goals are set where you work (or where you have worked in the past, or in some group or team you were a member of). How would you describe the goal setting process? Which elements of effective goal setting were present, and which were absent? Relate the presence or absence of these goals setting elements to how effective or ineffective the company, group or team was in achieving these goals. That is, did the presence or absence of effective goal setting techniques make a difference?