Organizational Behaivior Mid-Term

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________ was one of the earliest systematic approaches to job design.

A) Job Enrichment

B) Scientific Management

C) Job Enlargement

D) Vertical Loading

E) Behavioral Management

Answer:

B) Scientific Management

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