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What is Job Analysis?

Job Analysis is the process of obtaining information about jobs by determining the duties, tasks or activities of those jobs.

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What is the use of Job Analysis?

Job Description

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What is to design in the area of Job Design?

-time
-workplace and environment
-tools/equipment
-task design
-job enrichment
-job enlargement
-job rotation

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What's the basis for Job Design?

-organizational objectives for the job (tasks, duties, responsibilities)
-industrial engineering (efficient prduction processes & work-method improvements)
-behavioural concerns (reflected in the different talents, abilities & skills of employees)
-ergonomic considerations (human capabilties & limitations)

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What is horizontal job rotation?

Horizontal job rotation occurs when an employee is given an opportunity in a different position in a short-term lateral position.

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What is vertical job rotation?

Vertical job rotation occurs when the organization promotes an employee to a new position.

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What are advantages & disadvantages of job rotation?

Advantages: eliminates boredom, encourages development, gives employees a break from strenuous job duties, helps to identify where employees work best, gives you a backup plan if an employee leaves

Disadvantages: can be costly and time consuming, could end up with disgruntled employees, wont fix all problems, might not be feasible, business could suffer