||Job enlargement is a method of job design through which management increases the scope of a job through extending the range of its job duties and responsibilities generally within the same level and periphery.
||Job enrichment is a method of job desigh through which management can motivate self-driven employees by assigning them additional responsibility normally reserved for higher level employees.
||Job enlargement is not dependent on enrichment.
||Job enrichment is dependent on job enlargement.
||The main objective of Job enlargement is to decrease the boredom in performing a redundant task.
||The main objective of job enrichment is to make the job more challenging, interesting and creative.
||The outcome of job enlargement may or may not be positive.
||The outcome of job enrichment is generally positive.
|Additional Skill and Supervision
||Job enlargement method does not require much additional skills in employees and supervision for employees is more.
||Job enrichment method require much additional skills in employees and supervision for employees is less.
||Job enlargement is a horizontal restructuring technique where the focus is merely increasing the number of assignments but does not change the overall authority, autonomy, and control of the projects.
||Job enrichment is a vertical job restructuring technique where the focus is on giving the employee more authority, independence, and control over the manner the activity is completed.