The term job rotation is used to describe two different rotation processes. First, it is used to describe the process of workers with high physical demands or highly repetitive tasks altering or rotating from these highly physically demanding tasks or from repetitive tasks to other tasks. The rotation may take place to expose the worker to less physical strain or to enhance the motivating potential of the overall job. In addition, this type of job rotation is also meant to reduce boredom, fatigue, related injuries, and the likelihood of accidents. Second, job rotation is used to describe an employee’s lateral movement within a company to a different job title or a different department with the objective of enhancing the employee’s professional development through exposure to ...

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