CHAP6.TB - Chapter 6 Job Analysis True/False 1. A job is a...

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Chapter 6 Job Analysis True/False 1. A job is a group of positions. Answer: True Page: 206 Easy 2. A task is an identifiable unit of work activity produced through the application of a composite of methods, procedures, and techniques. Answer: True Page: 206 Easy 3. A duty is several distinct tasks that are performed by an individual to complete a work activity. Answer: True Page: 206 Moderate 4. A job is a combination of occupations based on the skills, effort, and responsibilities required by the jobs. Answer: False Page: 206 Moderate 5. A job analysis is the process of systematically collecting information about jobs. Answer: True Page: 207 Moderate 6. Abilities refer to the physical and mental capacities needed to perform tasks requiring the use of tools, equipment, and machinery. Answer: False Page: 207 Difficult 7. Job-analysis methods are standardized and cannot be designed to fit any one particular organization's jobs. Answer: False Page: 207 Difficult 8. It is possible to perform a job analysis that yields information about the worker requirements and the job requirements.
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Chapter 6 Job Analysis Answer: True Page: 207 Moderate 9. To reduce any anxiety employees may be experiencing, communication is not relevant. Answer: False Page: 209 Easy 10. Managers should not consider using a number of different methods of data collection because it is unlikely that any number of methods will provide all the necessary information needed for a job analysis. Answer: False Page: 210 Difficult 11. One specific job analysis method that uses observation is the critical incident method. Answer: True Page: 211 Moderate 12. The job-element method of job analysis produces worker-specific information. Answer: False Page: 213 Difficult 13. The Position Analysis Questionnaire (PAQ) is primarily used with managerial jobs. Answer: False Page: 216 Moderate 14. The Common-Metric Questionnaire (CMQ) is designed to be useful for any job exclusively for only one organization. Answer: False Page: 216 Difficult 15. A job description describes the qualifications of the person required to perform the job. Answer: False Page: 218 Moderate 16. DOT stands for Dictionary of Occupational Titles. Answer: True Page: 220 Easy 17. A job specification describes the activities of the job. Answer: False Page: 220 Moderate 18. ADA prohibits employers from discriminating against qualified individuals with disabilities. 6-2
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Chapter 6 Job Analysis Answer: True Page: 221 Moderate 19. Job analysis is concerned with only current and past methods of performing the job. Answer: False Page: 222 Easy 20. Job analysis can be used to identify training and development needs, but not selection needs. Answer: False Page: 222 Moderate Multiple Choice 21. What was the primary reason Whirlpool needed to conduct a job analysis? a. computerization of their distribution system
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CHAP6.TB - Chapter 6 Job Analysis True/False 1. A job is a...

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