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

Second Edition


© 2007 | 360 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Thoroughly updated and revised, this Second Edition presents the most important and commonly used methods in human resource management in detail. The authors offer practical tips on how to conduct a job analysis, as well as anecdotes from their own experiences, to help organizations create programs that make people work smarter, improve hiring and training, make jobs safer, and provide a satisfying work environment. The Second Edition contains expanded coverage of: strategic job analysis, competencies and competency modelling and inaccuracy in job analysis ratings.
 
Preface
 
1. Introduction
Overview of the Book  
The Uses of Job Analysis  
Definitions  
Building Blocks of Job Analysis Methods  
A Couple of Job Analysis Projects  
 
2. Work-Oriented Methods
Overview of the Chapter  
Time-and-Motion Study  
Functional Job Analysis  
Task Inventories  
Critical Incident Technique  
Chapter Summary  
 
3. Worker-Oriented Methods
Overview of the Chapter  
Job Element Method  
Position Analysis Questionnaire  
Other Trait-Based Worker-Oriented Measures  
Cognitive Task Analysis  
Chapter Summary  
 
4. Hybrid Methods
Overview of the Chapter  
Combination Job Analysis Method  
Multimethod Job Design Questionnaire  
Occupational Information Network  
Chapter Summary  
 
5. Management and Teams
Overview of the Chapter  
Management and Leadership  
Job Analysis for Teams  
Chapter Summary  
 
6. Job Analysis and the Law
Overview of the Chapter  
Federal Legislation  
Enforcement of Equal Employment Opportunity Laws  
Executive orders  
Professional Standards  
Prescriptions for Job Analysis  
Chapter Summary  
 
7. Job Description, Performance Appraisal, Job Evaluation, and Job Design
Overview of the Chapter  
Job Description  
Performance Appraisal  
Job Evaluation and Compensation  
Job Design/Redesign  
Chapter Summary  
 
8. Staffing and Training
Overview of the Chapter  
Staffing  
Training  
Chapter Summary  
 
9. Doing a Job Analysis Study
Overview of the Chapter  
Matching Purpose and Job Analysis Attributes  
Selecting Approaches  
Observations and Interviews  
Questionnaires  
Analyzing Data  
A Note About Accuracy in Job Analysis  
Chapter Summary  
 
10. The Future of Job Analysis
Overview of the Chapter  
Changing Conditions  
Implications for Jobs and Job Analysis  
 
Chapter Summary
A Final Note  
 
Glossary
 
References
 
Index
 
About the Authors

"Thoroughly updated and revised, Job and Work Analysis, Second Edition is the only book currently on the market to present the most important and commonly used methods in human resource management in such detail. The authors clearly outline how organizations can create programs to improve hiring and training, make jobs sager, provide a satisfying work environment, and help employees work smarter. Throughout, they provide practical tips on how to conduct a job analysis, often offering anecdotes from thier own experiences."

Savannah Jones

Great practical advice about job analysis

Dr Lisa Sublett
Psych Fitness Human Perf Div, Univ Of Houston-Clear Lake
October 19, 2016

Excellent book for our course in Job Analysis as a part of proposed I/O Psychology program.

Dr Ernesto Rosario-Hernandez
Psychology , Ponce School of Medicine
February 19, 2014

This book provides all - first steps into and informations about job-analysis as well as advices for applying them. So for my course it is essential and the best book to work with.

Miss Wiebke Goertz
Faculty of Psychology & Sport Science, Bielefeld University
January 29, 2014

The book is relevant to students with an interest in job and work design for their bachelor or master thesis

Miss Mette Nielsen
Department of Business Studies, Aarhus University
December 17, 2013

The book is useful for my purposes.

Professor Alfonso Villalobos
Psychology , UNIBE
January 17, 2011

Michael Thomas Brannick

Michael T. Brannick earned his PhD in industrial and organizational psychology from Bowling Green State University in 1986. He is currently Professor in the Psychology Department at the University of South Florida. He teaches a graduate seminar in job analysis. His research interests include research methods and teams. More About Author

Edward L. Levine

Edward L. Levine earned his PhD in industrial and organizational psychology from New York University in 1970. He is currently Professor in the Psychology Department at the University of South Florida and served as chair of the department from 1993 to 2001. His research interests include job analysis, personnel selection, control in organizations, and affect at work. He is certified as a diplomate in Industrial and Organizational Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology, and he is a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and the American Psychological Association. More About Author

Frederick Phillip Morgeson

Frederick P. Morgeson earned his PhD in industrial and organizational psychology from Purdue University in 1998. He is currently the Eli Broad Professor of Management in the Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. Dr. Morgeson studies how organizations can optimally identify, select, develop, manage, and retain talent to achieve their strategic goals. He has conducted award-winning research, taught, and consulted across a range of topics in the human resource management and talent management domain, including recruiting and hiring; leadership experiences and development; team leadership and performance; organizational... More About Author

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