By Erich P. Prien, Leonard D. Goodstein, Jeanette Goodstein, Louis G. Gamble Jr.

Offering the 1st e-book that gives HR pros with a context for knowing the significance of doing a formal task research including a step by step advisor to engaging in such an research. This certain advisor includes a sequence of 8 ready-to-use templates that offer the root for accomplishing task analyses for 8 diverse degrees of task households, from the entry-level to the senior manager/executive.

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The knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA) or competencies necessary to perform the job; 3. Data on the range of job performance; and 4. The characteristics of the workplace. The data contained in these four components provide the basis for drafting the job description, which should provide an integrated narrative picture of the job and what is required to fill that job successfully. Work Activity (WA) The process of a job analysis typically begins with a description of the major job functions, the activities in which a job incumbent regularly engages— the reasons why the job exists.

Thus, the assembler job could be described readily in terms of the limited knowledge and skill required, while we might invoke such characteristics as systems-orientation, decisiveness, meticulousness, and awareness of the operating room environment as necessary characteristics of a successful surgeon. While most observers would agree that these characteristics are important to surgical success, a number would question whether these characteristics are best understood as abilities. , Harvey, 1991) add a fourth factor, O for Other, to the KSA paradigm, leading to a KSAO approach to job requirements.

But all of this depended on the first step—the job analyses. Litigation Protection Still another use of job analyses is to reduce an organization’s exposure to litigation based on allegations of discriminatory hiring practices. In order to ensure that all individuals are treated fairly in the workplace, including in hiring, pay, training, and other conditions of employment, we need to base all of our decisions on job-related qualifications. The only way to be able to do this is through the use of job analyses.

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