PSY302: Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Instructor Ioannis Papazafiropoulos
September 22, 2014
Job Analysis Creating a job analysis is an important step that needs to be taken in order to create an effective job description. A job analysis will generally include information regarding job tasks/responsibilities, worker requirements, and contextual factors. Implementing this type of information will allow you to create a more successful job description, and will also help in weeding out the less qualified candidates. Creating an effective job description will impact the success of finding the right employee, as it will provide the most important aspects of the job. The remainder of this …show more content…
The assistant manager will also act as sole manager when the store manager is not there. At Braum 's we are seeking assistant managers who are motivated, team leaders, responsible, dependable, hard working and authoritative. Duties include training, money handling, enforcing safety and security procedures, and assisting other employees and customers.
Summary of essential job functions: An assistant manager has many responsibilities that have to be carried out each and every day. These responsibilities include: prepare work schedules and product orders, enforce food safety requirements, pre-screen applicants and train staff, prepare deposits and audit registers, assist customers and employees, enforce security procedures, and maintain proper work areas.
Minimum work requirements Applicants applying for the assistant manager position must meet these requirements: valid drivers license, be 21 years of age or older, have at least one year of management experience, must have high school diploma or equivalent, and must have reliable transportation.
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When creating a job analysis, one will begin by gathering information about the job. Documentation is one way to gather information for a job. This information can be found in training manuals, or even past work analysis. Another way to get information is by using role-incumbents, which are people who have held the position before. Talking to people who have held the position can help in getting the details that are needed for the job. Supervisors should also be considered when gathering information about a job. They often have more experience, and can give more detailed information regarding what the job entails. Observation should also be used in conducting a job analysis. By observing people at work, one can develop a better understanding of what the job entails, and can then develop a more precise job analysis and job description. In constructing my job description, I conducted an interview with an assistant manager at Braum 's, then I gathered more information about the job position, and then I organized all of my information and finished my job analysis, which led to creating my job description. Conducting a job analysis is very important, especially for creating job descriptions and selecting employees. Job analysis is a good tool to use when selecting new employees because it helps aid the manager to see if you are right for the