As part of job design program, job rotation is more focused on creating new atmosphere for employees. The employees have diverse abilities as well as skills which impact on motivation for doing their duty. The research was conducted at a cigarette company that developed machine-rolled kretek cigarette technology. The company has rotated employee jobs in production and packaging. The research was conducted by conducting interviews and observations in the company. The results showed that job rotation did not have a significant effect on employee performance. However, job rotation has a positive and significant effect on work motivation. Work motivation also has a positive and significant effect on employee performance. The managerial implication of the study showed that employees performance will improve with the good job rotation preparation. Information about the job rotation should be gave in the beginning in order to provide employees opportunities for developing their passion as well as build effective two way communication
job rotation, work motivation, employee performance
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Idris Idris, Sugeng Wahyudi. (2021) Job Rotation and Work Motivation: Will it improve Employee Performance?. International Journal of Economics and Management Systems, 6, 384-392
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