Int. J. of Industrial and Systems Engineering   »   2011 Vol.8, No.1

 

 

Title: Perceptions about complexity and developing of a new framework for job complexity

 

Author: Nupur Kashyap, Sanjeev Sinha

 

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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad 211 004, India.
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad 211 004, India

 

Abstract: Complexity is perhaps the most widely used word in literature, whether it is a scientific paper or any general article. It could be found in vivid forms, in every sphere of life. Thus, complexity is reviewed in this paper from myriad viewpoints of various researchers and scholars. With the changing times, there is a need to look at complexity from a different approach. Based on these demands, a generic framework is proposed for job (combination of activities) complexity from a new perspective, after considering limitation of previous models. Job complexity gives the details of the capabilities required of the person who is going to perform the job. Worker's ability, thus, could be matched with the complexity of the job for proper allocation of work to him.

 

Keywords: complexity; job complexity; complexity model; diversion of mind; knowledge; mind engagement; negotiation tactics.

 

DOI: 10.1504/IJISE.2011.040769

 

Int. J. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2011 Vol.8, No.1, pp.117 - 133

 

Available online: 23 Jun 2011

 

 

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