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Unformatted text preview: THE BASI CS O F JOB ANALYSIS Or ga ni za ti o n s co n s i st of jo b s th at h ave to b e s t af f e d. Jo b analysis i s t h e proc e di thr o u g h w hi c h y o u de t e rm i n e t h e duti es of th ese pos it i o n s a n d t h e c h a r a c t e ri s tic o f t h e p eo p l e to h i re f o r th e m . 2 J o b a n a l y s i s pr od u c es in fo r ma ti o n f o r writi : job descrip t ions ( a l i st o f w h at t h e j o b e n ta i l s ) a nd j ob s p ecifications ( w h a t k i nd p eo p l e t o h ir e f o r th e j o b ) . We ' l l see i n a m o m e nt th a t ev e r y m a n ag e r s h ou l d understan d th e m e c h an i cs o f a n a l y zin g j o b s . V i rtu a ll y ever y p e r son n e l- r e l a ted a c t ion v( t a k e-i nt e r v i ew i n g a pp l i ca nt s , a nd tra inin g a n d a p p ra i s in g e mp l o yee s , [I in s tan ce- d e p e nd s o n kn ow in g w h a t t h e j o b e nt a i l s a n d w h a t hum a n tr a i t s o r n ee d s to d o t h e j o b we l l . 3 T h e s up e r v i so r o r h u m a n r esou r ces s p ec i a li s t n orma l l y co ll ect s o n e or m o r e ( t h e f o l l o w in g t y p es of inf o rm a tio n vi a th e j o b a n a l ys i s : • Work act i v ities. F i r s t , h e or s h e co l l ec t s in f o r m a t i o n a b o u t t h e j o b ' s ac t u a l work a c t i v i t i e s , s u c h as c l ea nin g , s e l lin g , t eac hi n g , o r p a i nt i n g . T hi s li s t m ay a l so i n c lu d e h o w , w h y, a nd w h e n th e wo rk e r p e rf o r m s eac h ac t i v i t y . • Human be h a v iors. T h e s p e c i a li s t m ay a l so co ll ec t i nf o r m a t i o n a b o ut hum an b e h av i o r s t h e j o b r e q ui r es , l ik e se n s in g, co m mun i ca t i n g , d ec idi n g , a nd writ i n g ....
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This note was uploaded on 03/23/2012 for the course ECONOMICS eco 403 taught by Professor Talatafza during the Spring '10 term at Aachen University of Applied Sciences.

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