Ch. 4 Quiz Questions- Job Analysis and Job Design What are the differences between job analysis, job descriptions, and job design? Job Analysis: Job analysis information helps employers achieve this aim by identifying selection criteria (i.e., the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform a job successfully). A firm's managers and HR professionals can then use this information to choose or develop the appropriate selection devices (e.g., interview questions, tests). Job Description: A short (one- or two-page) written summary of job analysis findings. Also contains a variety of information that can be used for several purposes, such as communicating job responsibilities to employees and specifying minimum job requirements. Job Design: refers to the way that a set of tasks, or an entire job, is organized. It help determines when tasks are done, how they are done, how many tasks are done, and in what order they are done in. • What are the various methods to conduct a job analysis?
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