Does not generate task statements; instead SMEs note whether a PAQ attribute is essential for new hires to possess at the time of their hiring o If so, the attribute is included as a KSAO to be used in the employee selection o Common metric questionnaire (CMQ) o A structured, off-the-shelf job analysis questionnaire that captures important context variables o Promises up-to-date job analysis information corresponding to what people actually do at work, and a database describing jobs in terms of observable aspects of the work rather than subjective rating systems o The reading level is appropriate for lower-level jobs, and the content appears to be appropriate for both lower-and higher- level jobs o Asks questions in give sections pertaining to background information, contacts with people, decision making, physical and mechanical activities, and wok setting o Work profiling system (WPS) o A worker-oriented job analysis method that consists of three versions applicable to managerial, service, and technical occupations o A computer-administered structured questionnaire that can be completed and scored online in the workplace o Measures ability and personality attributes including hearing skills, sight, taste, smell, touch, body coordination, verbal skills, number skills, complex management skills, personality, and team role o Defines the KSAOs required for effective performance and generates employment specifications based on the highest-ranking survey items across respondents
o Another advantage to using the WPS is that according to its developers it builds an organizational map of related jobs and job families, providing critical information for selecting jobs for rotation, cross-training, and teams o Task inventories o Work-oriented surveys that break down jobs into their component tasks o A well-constructed survey permits workers to define their jobs in relation to a subset of tasks appearing on the inventory o Should assess The duties performed The level of difficulty of job duties The job context Criticality of duties to the job o The task statements that form the task inventory are objectively based descriptions of what gets done on a job o Tasks are worker activities that result in an outcome that serves some specified purpose o These inventories are typically developed for specific jobs or occupations in contrast to worker-oriented methods that permit application of instruments to a wide variety of unrelated jobs o Functional job analysis (FJA) o Distinguishing between what a worker does and what is accomplished in the functional job analysis o Define task statements as “verbal formulations of activities that make it possible to describe what workers do and what gets done so that recruitment, selection and payment can be efficiently and equitably carried out” o Well-written task statements clearly describe what an employee does so that an
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