Appreciating Employer Resistance to Job Design Changes

This document is designed for workforce practitioners in the National Fund network who are implementing job quality or job redesign strategies. It is intended to help practitioners understand the current situation that employers face (e.g., high turnover, absenteeism, poor performance) and then—over time, as the relationship develops—help the practitioner and the employer jointly define the desired outcome (e.g., employer of choice, high performance, competitive advantage):