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Job Rotation

The practice in which a person changes positions in an organization frequently for a certain period of time. For example, a new hire may work in operations for a few months, then accounting and finally in human resources. Job rotation is intended to give a person well-rounded insight into how an organization functions. It may be done especially for management trainees.

job rotation

see JOB DESIGN.

job rotation

see JOB.
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What job rotations are considered relevant for innovation and R&D leaders?
Folayan added that another way employees can assist in cost reduction is by multi-tasking and developing job rotation practices; find employees that would like to learn about other parts of the business.
1997) classifies four types of developmental activities, (1) employee assessment which is defined as collecting of information and providing feedback to employees about their behaviour, communication styles or skills, (2) job experiences which can include job rotation, job enlargement, transfers and promotions (3) formal course and programs, either offered by the organization or may take place off-site and (4) relationships, including interactions with mentors and peers.
More cautions management should be considered and adopted when doing job rotations between professions.
This year's training included 198 learning sessions comprising of functional and soft skill trainings nearly 600 individual live projects more than 200 job rotations as well as regular feedback and career counseling sessions.
The report quoted company spokesman as terming these transfers and job rotations as routine, adding that they were based on the company's business needs, new projects and succession planning.
Cross-training through job rotations or collaborations is another, important part of the learning/training mix.
The program aims to provide participants with needed job skills and work experience through training courses and job rotations, which may be with other bureaus, within the same bureau or at overseas posts.
It is important to select an optimum number of job rotations and an optimum training period for each job rotation in the program.
Job rotations both at RCom and between it and ADAG, for instance, are driven by daily postings.
What is clear however, is that individuals participating in job rotations report higher job satisfaction than non-participants.
GE Healthcare held a recruitment event in Birmingham and I was attracted by the CiMA trainee programme because of the support it offered and the job rotations that would expose me to different areas of finance.