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MGI CH 4 TEST BANK.pdf - Chapter 04 The Analysis and Design...

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Chapter 04 - The Analysis and Design of Work 3-1 Solutions Manual Human Resource Management 9th Edition Noe Completed download: https://testbankarea.com/download/human-resource-management-9th- edition-solutions-manual-noe-hollenbeck-gerhart-wright/ Test Bank for Human Resource Management 9th Edition by Raymond Noe, John Hollenbeck, Barry Gerhart, Patrick Wright Completed download: https://testbankarea.com/download/human-resource-management-9th- edition-test-bank-noe-hollenbeck-gerhart-wright/ Please click here to access the new HRM Failures case associated with this chapter. HRM Failures features real-life situations in which an HR conflict ended up in court. Each case includes a discussion questions and possible answers for easy use in the classroom. HRM Failures are not included in the text so that you can provide your students with additional real- life content that helps engrain chapter concepts. Chapter Summary The first section of this chapter discusses the analysis of work process within a given work unit. Having provided an understanding of the broader context of jobs, the chapter discusses the need for and usefulness of both job analysis and the techniques for performing job analysis. Finally, the chapter concludes by presenting the various approaches to job design to provide managers with an understanding of the costs and benefits of emphasizing different characteristics of jobs when designing or redesigning them. Learning Objectives After studying this chapter, the student should be able to: 1. Analyze a n organization’s structure and work-flow process, identifying the output, activities, and inputs in the production of a product or service. 2. Understand the importance of job analysis in strategic and human resource management. 3. Choose the right job-analysis technique for a variety of human resource activities. 4. Identify the tasks performed and the skills required in a given job. 5. Understand the different approaches to job design. 6. Comprehend the trade-offs among the various approaches to designing jobs. Extended Chapter Outline
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Chapter 04 - The Analysis and Design of Work 3-2 Note: Key terms appear in boldface and are listed in the "Chapter Vocabulary" section.
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Chapter 04 - The Analysis and Design of Work 3-3 Opening Vignette: Changes in Organizational Structure and Workflow Promote GM Revival GM faced some tough times and tougher decisions in the summer of 2009. Attempting to recover from bankruptcy, GM needed to alter its organizational structure to reduce redundancy, waste, and intramural feuds and its workflow if it had hopes of survival. The result was a reduction in the number of supported platforms from 30 to 14 and the number of models from 86 to 49. The financial results were equally astounding.
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