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Course MGMT 331: Human Resources Management Chapter 4: Job Analysis and Job Design
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Job Analysis Job Analysis Process of determining and reporting the most important and relevant information relating to the nature of a specific job Skills, knowledge, abilities and responsibilities of the successful job holder What is needed? Cornerstone for human resource functions such as recruitment, compensation, appraisal etc.
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Job design Structuring work and designating specific work activities (of an individual or group) to achieve organizational objectives Who, how, where, with whom etc.? Job design and Job analysis are inter-linked
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Job components Micromotion (Element) Simple and elementary movements such as reaching, grasping, positioning (two or more micromotions) Task Two or more elements that constitute logical and necessary steps in a working process
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Job components (cont’d) Duties/ Responsibilities Obligation to perform one or more tasks and assume responsibility Position/ Job Collection of tasks and responsibilities constituting the total work assignment Occupation Grouping of similar jobs (clerical/ managerial; sales/ administration/ technical)
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Job components: Fashion Consultant Micromotion/ Element Reaching, grasping, positioning; talking Task Advising (talking, listening, sampling) Duties/ Responsibilities Advising and Selling of women’s and children’s clothes
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This note was uploaded on 07/01/2011 for the course MGMT 331 taught by Professor Husseinchaitani during the Spring '11 term at American Dubai.

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