8 Research Work Planning

DOI: 10.1201/9781003212911-8

8.1 Introduction

Research is work and should be managed accordingly, as it is for any work elements in business, industry, government, and academia. In that sense, how we work affects how we manage research. Work design can be as simple as proper work planning or selection (pick option). This chapter presents the quantification of the PICK chart for improving decisions in work design, which is the first stage of the recommended DEJI (design, evaluation, justification, and integration) model. With effective process improvement decisions and work element selection, we can improve overall organizational effectiveness, thereby leading to positive organizational transformation. The need for ...

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