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Syndicate this site (XML). Process Structure - the extent to which the knowledge required to complete the task is known and codified in advance or is being created as needed, drawing on the individuals experience, intuition and creativity. As will be described below, work tasks can be aligned along a spectrum from "production" work in which the work products are well-defined and highly uniform, to "research" and creative tasks in which the outcomes are unknown in advance.

The Future of Work Weblog

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Syndicate this site (XML). For example, many call center jobs, accounting tasks, payment processing jobs, and even some technical support jobs are relatively routine activities that would actually decline in quality if the individuals doing them were to act creatively and deviate from prescribed procedures. On the other hand, if both the task outcomes and the processes used to produce those outcomes are very loosely structured, it is creative work, or perhaps even research.

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