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A distinct work activity carried out for a distinct purpose (aka duties like typing a manuscript)

Task

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Set of related tasks (assistant professor)

Job

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Set of tasks performed by a given individual at a given firm (assistant professor in OB area of scheller)

Position

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Group of similar jobs found in different organizations (management professor)

Occupation

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Task

Distinct work activity carried out for a distinct purpose (aka duties)
-typing a manuscript

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Job

Set of related tasks
-assistant professor

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Position

Set of tasks performed by a given individual at a given firm
-assistant professor in OB area of scheller

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Occupation

Group of similar jobs found in different organizations

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Identified the output of work process, the activities involved, inputs, equipment, and Human Resources

Work flow analysis

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Work flow analysis order

Raw inputs, equipment, Human Resources
->
Activity
->
Output

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What materials, data, and information are needed? (Work flow analysis)

Raw inputs

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What special equipment, facilities, and systems are needed? (Work flow analysis)

Equipment

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What knowledge, skills, and abilities are needed by those performing the tasks? (Work flow analysis)

Human Resources

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What tasks are required in the production of the output? (Work flow analysis)

Activity

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What product, information, or information, or service is provided? How is the output measured? (Workflow analysis)

Output

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Utility of work flow analysis (4)

Must know work processes to identify when each work unit is properly staffed
Allow organizations to identify opportunities to outsource, automate, or restructure given jobs or tasks
Increases efficiencies by reducing downtime or bottlenecks in the work process
Knowing work process will also affect managerial roles

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The process of gathering information related to the activities performed in a job
Must then hypothesize about the personal characteristics necessary to perform the work
Source of knowledge for recruitment, selection, training, performance appraisals, work redesign, and terminations
Critical in legal proceedings

Job analysis (JA)

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Job analysis (JA)

The process of gathering information related to the activities performed in a job
Must then hypothesize about the personal characteristics necessary to perform the work
Source of knowledge for recruitment, selection, training, performance appraisals, work redesign, and terminations
Critical in legal proceedings

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List of tasks, duties, and responsibilities that a particular job entails

Job description

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Job description

List of tasks, duties, and responsibilities that a particular job entails

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Key components of Job Description (3)

Job title
Brief description of the TDRs
List of the essential tasks with detailed specifications explaining how to carry out each task

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Two parts of job analysis

Job description
Job specifications

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Examples of job description

Emptying all garbage cans on the 4th floor
Coordinating meetings scheduled
Developing a marketing strategy

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List of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics (KSAOs) that an individual must have to perform a particular job

Job specification

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Job specification

List of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics (KSAOs) that an individual must have to perform a particular job

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Examples of job specifications

Knowledge of spreadsheet software programs
Skill in the repair of copiers
Ability to work cooperatively in small groups
Conscientious with paperwork

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KSAO

Knowledge, skills, abilities, other

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KSAO: knowledge

Factual or procedural information (what is a job analysis)

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KSAO: skills

Level of proficiency at performing a particular task (conduct a job analysis)

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KSAO: abilities

General enduring capability to develop new Ks or Ss (intelligence)