MHR 523 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Occupational Information Network, Job Analysis, Job Performance
Job analysis: systematic study of a job to discover its specifications, skill requirements, etc. for wage-setting, recruitment, training or job-simplification purposes. Job: consists of a group of related activities and duties: may be held by a single employee or several persons. If jobs are not well designed and done well, productivity suffers, profits fall, and the organization is less able to meet the demands of society, customers, employees and other stakeholders. Position: the collection of tasks and responsibilities performed by an individual employee. Human resource information system (hris) permits easy retrieval of relevant job details; it also provides a variety of information about the job, jobholders, and past performance standards. Step 1: familiarization with the organization and its job. Have an awareness of an organization"s objectives, strategies, structure, inputs (people, materials, and procedures), and desired outcomes. Job analysis procedures are influenced by the organizations character. Step 2: determine users of the job analysis.