A handful of studies have suggested that in NHs self-managed work teams have a modest positive impact on empowerment and performance among the CNAs (Yeatts et al.
What does SMWT stand for?
SMWT stands for Self-Managed Work Team
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See other definitions of SMWT
- Small Molecular Weight Protein
- South Mississippi Writing Project (University of Southern Mississippi)
- Strategic Mobility Work Project
- Sustainment Maintenance Work Requirements (Army)
- South Mountain Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, Inc. (Maplewood, NJ)
- Scotch Malt Whisky Society
- Southeastern Massachusetts Wind Symphony
- Stan Musial World Series (tournament; Houston, TX)
- Sydney Metropolitan Wildlife Services Inc. (Australia)
- South Metro Water Supply Authority (Colorado)
- Singing Men of West Texas (Midland, TX)
- Six Minute Walk Test
- Southern Maryland Wood Treating (St. Mary's County, MD; US EPA)
- Sheet Metal Workers Union
- Science Museum of Western Virginia (Roanoke, VA)
- Sports Management Worldwide
- Supervisory Management in the Water/Wastewater Field (Michigan State University; Lansing, MI)
- Show Me What You Got
- Alitalia Express, Italy (ICAO code)
- Santa Maria, CA, USA - Santa Maria Public Airport (Airport Code)
Samples in periodicals archive:
FINE, the market leader in the Middle East's hygienic paper industry and part of the Nuqul Group, has reaffirmed its commitment to increasing productivity, operational efficiency and performance through the adoption of the Self-Managed Work Team (SMWT) concept.
However, the all encompassing heterogeneity (Gupta 2002) and cultural factors (Kumar 2004) has been argued as a major threat to the self-managed work teams in Indian organizations.
The Shahbazim have been working successfully in self-managed work teams, and they are collaborating with the clinical support team very effectively.
Self-managed work teams are groups of employees (5-12) with all the technical skills and the authority needed to direct and manage themselves (Dumaine, 1997; Forrester and Drexler, 1999).
These self-managed work teams are responsible for a predefined production level, but have some flexibility in how the work is organized and managed.
Promoting self-managed work teams: A workplace with self-managed work teams is one where all employees manage themselves.
Give Employees Greater Control In our survey of Fortune 1,000 executives, 79% of respondents said they believe self-managed work teams increase corporate productivity.