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Yes I agree this may lead to low job satisfaction and ultimately,lower productivity,Work design has a large impact on the workers attitudes and behaviour and decreased productivity and increases turnover and might offset many of the cost saving in an organisation
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Building from this, a lifeguard is fired from their job because they left their patrol area to save a drowning man. When the employer eventually offered the lifeguard their job back (after the story hit the media), the lifeguard declined. What do you think of this scenario, and what are your possible concerns about how the lessons of organizational design apply to this story?