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Definition: Job Enlargement is the horizontal expansion of a job. It involves the addition of tasks at the same level of skill and responsibility. It is done to keep workers from getting bored. It is different than job enrichment (see sidebar).

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Examples:
Small companies may not have as many opportunities for promotions, so they try to motivate employees through job enlargement.
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