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Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issues Open access
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Received: 2023-02-17  |  Accepted: 2023-05-09  |  Published: 2023-06-30

Title

Impact of task assignment on effectiveness in work teams


Abstract

Managerial work in all businesses worldwide aims to achieve subordinates' successful completion of work. Assigning tasks is one of the daily activities of a manager and significantly impacts the quality of work submitted. This paper focuses on task assignments and their effectiveness in work teams. From October 2022 to January 2023, a questionnaire survey was conducted, which pursued the goal of task assignment efficiency. Respondents were asked about their preference for specific assignments, the types of information they prefer in projects, and their priorities within the work allocation. At the same time, respondents rated other aspects related to effective work assignments, such as the meaningfulness of the work, responsibility for performance or autonomy, competence to complete the task or their level of involvement and relationship with the person assigning the task. In January 2023, a focus group survey was conducted with ten students. The respondents carried out the assigned task, and the whole task process, including its outcome, was mapped. The paper presents the results of the questionnaire survey in the form of graphs, including the authors' comments with the support of more complex statistical methods; the results of the focus group are graphically displayed in a semantic differential, and the conclusion of the paper is oriented towards specific recommendations for teachers, managers, or leaders for whom assigning tasks is their daily bread.


Keywords

task efficiency, task assigning, work team effectiveness, assignment types, managerial work


JEL classifications

M54


URI

http://jssidoi.org/jesi/article/1085


DOI


Pages

152-170


Funding


This is an open access issue and all published articles are licensed under a
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Authors

Pechová, Jana
ŠKODA AUTO University, Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic https://www.savs.cz
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Volfová, Hana
ŠKODA AUTO University, Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic https://www.savs.cz
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Jírová, Anežka
ŠKODA AUTO University, Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic https://www.savs.cz
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Journal title

Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issues

Volume

10


Number

4


Issue date

June 2023


Issue DOI


ISSN

ISSN 2345-0282 (online)


Publisher

VšĮ Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Center, Vilnius, Lithuania

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