114 revision points 1 job evaluation is a systematic

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11.4 REVISION POINTS 1. Job evaluation is a systematic process of analyzing and evaluating jobs to determine the relative worth of job in an organization. It forms the basis for designing the sound compensation system in an organization. 2. Job evaluation is a process of finding out the relative worth of a job as compared to other jobs 3. A job evaluation scheme should be chosen cautiously. It should be devised and administered on the basis of employment market, demand for labour, bargaining power of the parties & job conditions. 4. Any anticipated changes in methods should be carried out before a scheme is installed and all modifications in it should be resisted until it becomes fully established. 5. Ranking and job classification methods come under this category because they make no use of detailed job factors. Each job is treated as a whole in determining its relative ranking.
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103 11.5 INTEXT QUESTIONS 1. What is job evaluation? Explain. 2. What are the methods used in Job evaluation? Describe with example. 3. How to improve job evaluation? 11.6 SUMMARY A job evaluation scheme should be chosen cautiously. It should be devised and administered on the basis of employment market, demand for labour, bargaining power of the parties & job conditions. 11.7 TERMINAL EXERCISE Fill in the blanks: 1. ___________ is the process of analyzing and assessing the various jobs systematically to ascertain their relative worth in an organization. 2. Job holders are rated through __________. 3. The most simplest, inexpensive, expedient method of evaluation is ____________ method. 4. _____________ method takes place when jobs are grouped together by common characteristics. 5. The method that does not call for a detailed or quantitative analysis of job factors is called ______________. 11.8 SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS 1. Human Resource Management - Rao, J. V. 2. Organisational Behavior Text & Cases - Sekaran Uma 3. Quantitative Techniques - Jhamd, L.C. 11.9 ASSIGNMENTS 1. Delineate Job Analysis and methods with example. 2. Describe the analytical and non- analytical methods used in job evaluation. 11.10 SUGGESTED READING /REFERENCE BOOKS/SET BOOKS 1. K.Aswathappa;”Human Resource and Personnel Management - Text and cases”;Tata McGraw Hill Publishing company Ltd, New Delhi, 4 th edition 2005. 2. Edwin B. Flippo; “Personnel Management”; McGraw Hill Book Company, Singapore; International edition 1984 3. Wayne F.Casico; “Managing Human Resource - Productivity, Quality of Work Life, Profits” ,Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company Ltd, New Delhi 7 th edition 2006. 4. G.S. Sudha; “Human Resource Management”; Professional Publications, Jaipur, 3 rd revised edition 2009. 11.11 LEARNING ACTIVITIES 1. Explain ranking method. 2. Explain Job-Grading method. 11.12 KEYWORDS Job Evaluation, Limitations, Uses, Methods and Techniques.
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104 LESSON 12 JOB DESIGN 12.1 INTRODUCTION Job design is of comparatively recent origin. The human resource managers have realized that the design of a job has considerable influence on the productivity and job satisfaction; poorly designed jobs often result in boredom to the employees,
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