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A Qualitative study into Job Architecture/Broad banding and how the application of the model affects employee motivation within Britvic Ireland Ltd.

Walsh, Lorraine (2011) A Qualitative study into Job Architecture/Broad banding and how the application of the model affects employee motivation within Britvic Ireland Ltd. Undergraduate thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

As the Irish Economy struggles through the recession organisations and HR practitioners are faced with new challenges and opportunities. They‟re required to implement initiatives promoting equity and fairness across the organisation that contribute to the organisations success. In today‟s turbulent times when organisations are struggling to survive with the rise in operational costs and lower revenues. HR practitioners need programs that add value to the organisation and foster innovation and high performance to maintain competitive advantage. The purpose of this dissertation is to examine the opportunities and challenges faced by Britvic Ireland as a result of implementing Job Architecture/Broad banding initiative and how the initiative affects employee motivation. The aims and objectives of this dissertation are as follows:
 To examine the Job Architecture/ Broad banding initiative at Britvic Ireland Ltd
 To evaluate the merits of Job Architecture/Broad banding as a concept
 To research and highlight the initiatives impact on employee motivation
The literature contains a detailed analysis on existing secondary research in the area of Job Architecture/Broad banding. The author chose Qualitative as the method used during the study. Interviews with HR professionals and those participating in the study were carried out within Britvic Ireland. The chapter on findings displays the data collected during the interviews with those HR professionals and those participating in the study. The conclusions that can be drawn from this research are that Job Architecture/Broad banding does improve employee productivity and motivation.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management > Performance Management > Motivation
Divisions: School of Business > BA (Honours) in Human Resource Management
Depositing User: SINEAD CORCORAN
Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2011 17:28
Last Modified: 01 May 2012 14:49
URI: http://trap.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/607

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