Job Specialisation

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Definition: Job Specialisation

What is the dictionary definition of Job Specialisation?

Dictionary Definition

Job specialisation is a process whereby individuals or employees develop specific skills and expertise to perform certain activities. It involves training the person to excel in a given set of tasks.

Full Definition of Job Specialisation

The process of focusing one’s occupational concentration on a specific area of expertise. An increase in job specialisation among employees can make them less flexible since it tends to reduce their ability to perform other types of work within the business that fall outside their particular speciality.

Examples of Job Specialisation in a sentence

You must be highly skilled at your own specific job specialisation if you want to move up the ranks swiftly.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Job Specialisation are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 10th December, 2019 | 8 Views.