Analyzing work and designing jobs notes - Developing a Work Flow Analysis o Work Flow Design and Organizations Structure Within an organization units

Analyzing work and designing jobs notes - Developing a Work...

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Developing a Work Flow Analysis o Work Flow Design and Organization’s Structure Within an organization, units and individuals must cooperate to create outputs. The organization’s structure brings together the people who must collaborate to efficiently produce the desired outputs. Centralized Decentralized Functional Product or Customer Firefighters work as a team. They and their equipment are the inputs and the output is an extinguished fire and the rescue of people and pets. In any organization or team, workers need to be cross- trained in several skills to create an effective team. o Job Analysis The process of getting detailed information about jobs. o Job Descriptions Job Description: a list of tasks, duties, and responsibilities (TDRs) that a particular job entails. Key components: Job Title Brief description of the TDRs List of the essential duties with detailed specifications of the tasks involved in carrying out each duty o Job Specifications Job Specification: a list of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics (KSAOs) that an individual must have to perform a particular job. Knowledge: factual or procedural information necessary for successfully performing a task. Skill: an individual’s level of proficiency at performing a particular task. Ability: a more general enduring capability that an individual possesses. Other Characteristics: job-related licensing, certifications, or personality traits. o Sources of Job Information Position Analysis Questionnaire (PAQ) What is it? A standardized job analysis questionnaire containing 194 questions about work behaviors, work conditions, and job characteristics that apply to a wide variety of jobs.
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