Management and Organizational Studies 3342A/B Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Job Evaluation, Job Analysis, Performance Appraisal

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Chapter 04 Job Analysis
Student: ___________________________________________________________________________
1. _____ pay structures look at the tasks the people
are doing and the expected outcomes.
A. Skill-
based
B. Job-
based
C. Competency-based
D. Person-based
E. Experience-based
2. Which of the following is the first step in the
process of creating an internal pay structure?
A. Job
analysi
s
B. Job evaluation
C. Assessing value
D. Describing competencies
E. Translating value into pay structure
3. Which of the following is true of job analysis?
A. It is the process of determining
the specific number of jobs to fill.
B. It is the process of collecting information needed to prepare job
description.
C. It is the process of finding qualified candidates to fill job vacancies.
D. It is the process of dividing tasks into specific jobs.
E. It is the process of evaluating an employee's job performance and productivity.
4. Job evaluation is the process of:
A. finding qualified
candidates to fill job
vacancies.
B. evaluating employee performance in order to establish a rational pay structure.
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C. summarizing reports that describe the job as it is actually performed.
D. comparing jobs within an organization.
E. providing information needed to prepare job
description.
5. Job analysis usually collects information about:
A. specific tasks
or behaviours.
B. tentative agreements.
C. standing policy.
D. standing plans.
E. performance
appraisal.
6. Which of the following is one of the main uses of
job analysis in job compensation?
A. It eliminates the want for
higher pays in relation with
skills.
B. It creates a misaligned job structure.
C. It establishes similarities and differences in the content of jobs.
D. It reinforces the inducements for performance with regard to
compensation.
E. It reconnects the insignificance of skills with the emphasis on equal pay.
7. The systematic process of collecting relevant
information related to the nature of a specific job
refers to:
A. job
conten
t.
B. job evaluation.
C. job structure.
D. job analysis.
E. job description.
8. A job description refers to:
A. the systematic process of collecting
information about the nature of specific
jobs.
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B. the summary report that identifies, defines, and describes the job as it is actually performed.
C. the comparison of jobs within an organization.
D. ordering of jobs based on their content or relative
value.
E. a collection of the works an employee has handled and completed over the years of
employment.
9. When job analysis is done for compensation
purposes, data collected must focus on:
A. providing training
to job incumbents.
B. establishing job similarities and differences.
C. increasing the number of different tasks an employee performs.
D. monitoring performance of the job
incumbents.
E. reviewing task
inventories.
10. Which of the following is the first step in
conducting a conventional job analysis?
A. Conduct initial
tour of work site
B. Conduct interviews
C. Consolidate job information
D. Develop preliminary job
information
E. Verify job description
11. Which of the following does the consolidation
phase of job study involve?
A. Clarifying, confirming, and refining the
information developed in the interviews.
B. Familiarizing the job analyst with the work layout and the mechanics associated with the end-
to-end performance of major duties.
C. Bringing all the interviewees together for the purpose of determining if the consolidated job
description is accurate and complete.
D. Piecing together into one coherent and comprehensive job description the data obtained from
several sources.
E. Reviewing existing documents in order to develop an initial "big-picture" familiarity with the job.
12. Which of the following involves the elemental
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