BUS 381 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Job Analysis, Job Enrichment, Job Performance

26 views3 pages
By Mark Liangco | BUS 381
Chapter 4 & 5 Job Analysis and HR Planning
Job Design
- Process of organizing work into tasks required for a job
- Purpose: enhance the performance of employees and organization by modifying and enriching jobs.
- Make jobs more efficient.
Job Analysis
- Procedure for determining:
o Task, duties and responsibilities of a job
o Human attributes (knowledge and skills) required to perform a job.
- Job analysis proves the foundation for all other HR activities
Steps in Job Analysis
1) Identify what the information will be used
2) Review relative background information
a. Includes reviewing current job description of the job
3) Select representative position/jobs to be analyzed
a. Ideally, you want to do job analysis on everything but time is scarce
b. We have to focus on particular jobs to save time
4) Analyze the jobs
a. Use the Job Analysis techniques/ Use Qualitative and Queantitative data)
5) Review analysis with incumbent/supervisor
6) Develop job description and Job Specifications
Analyzing the Job (Step 4)
Qualitative Data
- Are often used but we also need quantitative data
Techniques:
1) Interviews
2) Questionnaires
3) Observation good for jobs that require physical activities
4) Participant diary/Log
Quantitative Data
- Needs a trained HR professional to fill out as it is hard to comprehend.
- We assign a score of each job and compare its value
Techniques:
1) Position Analysis Questionnaire
2) Functional Job Analysis
a. To identify what training a job needs to be done efficiently.
Reference Tool (for both quantitative and qualitative)
1) National Occupational Classification
a. You can find very standardized and details of a lot of jobs including job descriptions and
specification
2) Career Handbook
Unlock document

This preview shows page 1 of the document.
Unlock all 3 pages and 3 million more documents.

Already have an account? Log in

Get OneClass Notes+

Unlimited access to class notes and textbook notes.

YearlyBest Value
75% OFF
$8 USD/m
Monthly
$30 USD/m
You will be charged $96 USD upfront and auto renewed at the end of each cycle. You may cancel anytime under Payment Settings. For more information, see our Terms and Privacy.
Payments are encrypted using 256-bit SSL. Powered by Stripe.