Work activities

Information is usually collected on the actual work activities such as cleaning, selling, teaching or painting. Such a list may also indicate how, why, and when the worker performs each activity.

Human behaviours

Information on human being like sensing, communication, decision making and writing may also be collected

Machines, tools, equipment and work aids used:

·         Computers (hardware and software)

·         Safety equipment (goggles and gloves)

·         Office tools (phones, fax and books)

Types of information to be collected by job analysis:

·         Work Performance:

o   Work measurements (i.e. time taken)

o   Work standard 

o   Error analysis

·         Job context:

o   Physical working conditions

o   Work schedule

o   Organized context

o   Social context

o   Incentives (financial and non-financial)

·         Personal requirements:

o   Job related knowledge or skills (such as education, training or work experience required)

o   Personal attributes (such as aptitudes, physical characteristics, personality, interests required)

Job analysis and competitive advantage

·         Laying the foundation for human resource planning.

·         Laying the foundation for employee hiring.

·         Laying the foundation for training and development. 

·         Laying the foundation for performance appraisal.

·         Laying the foundation for salary and wage fixation

·         Laying the foundation for safety and wealth

human resource management

December 29, 2017