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Job and Work Analysis
Methods, Research, and Applications for Human Resource Management

Third Edition


April 2019 | 400 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Job and Work Analysis: Methods, Research, and Applications for Human Resource Management provides students and professionals alike with an in-depth exploration of job analysis. Job analysis encompasses a wide range of crucial topics that help us understand what people do at work and why. This one-of-a-kind text expertly unpacks the best job analysis methods and then illustrates how to apply these methods to solve some of the most common workplace problems. Readers will learn the best practices for helping people work smarter, improving hiring and training, making jobs safer, and providing a satisfying work environment.

The new Third Edition includes new references, the latest research findings, and expanded discussions of competency models, teams, and O*NET.
 
Preface
 
About the Authors
 
Chapter 1 • Introduction
Overview of the Book

 
The Uses of Job Analysis

 
Definitions

 
Building Blocks of Job Analysis Methods

 
A Couple of Job Analysis Projects

 
Chapter Summary

 
 
Chapter 2 • Work-Oriented Methods
Time-and-Motion Study

 
Functional Job Analysis

 
Task Inventories

 
Critical Incident Technique

 
Chapter Summary

 
 
Chapter 3 • Worker-Oriented Methods
Job Element Method

 
Position Analysis Questionnaire

 
Other Trait-Based Worker-Oriented Measures

 
Cognitive Task Analysis

 
Personality-Oriented Job Analysis

 
Chapter Summary

 
 
Chapter 4 • Hybrid Methods
Combination Job Analysis Method

 
Multimethod Job Design Questionnaire

 
Work Design Questionnaire

 
Occupational Information Network (O*NET)

 
Chapter Summary

 
 
Chapter 5 • Management and Teams
Management and Leadership

 
Competency Modeling

 
Job Analysis for Teams

 
Cognitive Task Analysis for Teams

 
Chapter Summary

 
 
Chapter 6 • Job Analysis and the Law
Federal Legislation

 
Enforcement of Equal Employment Opportunity Laws

 
Executive Orders

 
Professional Standards

 
Prescriptions for Job Analysis

 
Chapter Summary

 
 
Chapter 7 • Job Description, Performance Management and Appraisal, Job Evaluation, and Job Design
Job Description

 
Performance Management and Appraisal

 
Job Evaluation

 
Job Design/Redesign

 
Chapter Summary

 
 
Chapter 8 • Staffing and Training
Staffing

 
Training

 
Chapter Summary

 
 
Chapter 9 • Doing a Job Analysis Study
Matching Purpose and Job Analysis Attributes

 
Selecting Approaches

 
Observations and Interviews

 
Questionnaires

 
Analyzing Data

 
A Note About Accuracy in Job Analysis

 
Chapter Summary

 
 
Chapter 10 • The Future of Job Analysis
Changing Conditions

 
Implications for Jobs and Work/Job Analysis

 
Chapter Summary

 
 
Glossary
 
References
 
Index

“This book is the go-to source of information on job analysis. [A] unique, rich book, and a must-read for future job analysts, I/O psychologists, and HR professionals in training.”

Ghadir Ishqaidef
California State University, Chico

“The book comprehensively covers both techniques for job analysis and uses for job analysis results. It is highly academically informative and easy to read with touches of humor throughout.”

Maureen A. Conard
Sacred Heart University

“This is a step by step guide to successful job analysis.”

Kimanya Ards
Amberton University

“This text is an HRM resource that shows the evolution of jobs through job analysis and the progression of job analysis in effective HRM.”

Teresa Helmlinger Ratcliff
North Carolina State University

The text contains all the necessary elements to work the analysis and design of positions. Although I expected it to have more examples and tools, it has updated and didactic material for this type of courses.

Ms Laura Salas Arbelaez
Business Administration, Universidad Del Valle (US BU)
October 4, 2018

Sample Materials & Chapters

1. Introduction

8. Staffing and Training


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ISBN: 9781544329529
£71.00