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ADVANCED HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENTSUSHIL KUMER PODDAR
COURSE CODE: M5361MBA EXE 45TH BATCH
COURSE TEACHER: MD. TARIQUL ALAMID # 2012 20376

HOME WORK

ON

4TH CLASS

TOPICS:

1. WHAT IS JOB ANALYSIS?

2. EXPLAIN THE EIGHT STEP JOB ANALYSIS INFORMATION HIERARCHY.

3. WHAT IS THE METHODS/TECHNIQUE OF JOB ANALYSIS?

4. WHAT IS THE PROCESS OF JOB ANALYSIS?

5. WHAT ARE THE PURPOSES OF JOB ANALYSIS?

1. WHAT IS JOB ANALYSIS?

Job analysis is a systematic exploration of the activities surrounding in a job. Job analysis is a process to establish and document the ‘job relatedness’ of employment procedures such as training, selection, compensation and performance appraisal. Job analysis involves the identification and description of what is happening on the job.

According to Gary Dessler, “Job analysis is the procedure for determining the duties and skill requirements of a job and the kind of person who is should be hired for it.”

It defines the job:

a) Duties
b) Responsibilities
c) Accountabilities

2. EXPLAIN THE EIGHT STEP JOB ANALYSIS INFORMATION HIERARCHY.

The job analysis information hierarchy involves an eight step process as follows:

1. Element: Element is the smallest unit into which work can be divided. Exp. Putting the tomato on a hamburger.

2. Task: A task is a distinct work activity carried out for a distinct purpose. Exp. Typing a letter, preparing a lecture sheet.

3. Duty: A duty is a number of tasks. Exp. Counseling students.

4. Position: A position refers to one or more duties performed by one person in an organization. Exp. Supervisor-Grade IV, Clerk....
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