ERIC Number: ED107860
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Job Analysis for Human Resource Management: A Review of Selected Research and Development. Manpower Research Monograph No. 36.
The report summarizes the various job analysis techniques that have been developed, discusses their applications to selected human resource management activities, and suggests priorities for further research and developmental work. The introduction defines job analysis and discusses the applications of job analysis data, and the structure of the report. Chapter two introduces the major job analysis methodologies. Chapter three summarizes several individual projects employing job analysis for human resource management purposes and their goals, objectives, major methodological characteristics, and significant results. Chapter four deals with four applications of job analysis data - job restructuring, education and training, qualifications examining, and performance evaluation and the findings and procedures of several research efforts described in the two preceding chapters. Chapter five covers some of the critical aspects of a job analysis and presents a poll regarding the Manpower Management Institute's job analysis training session. Chapter six discusses several major issues in job analysis and presents recommendations for future priorities in research and development. Appendixes A and B discuss task descriptions and scales for analyzing data. Appendix C contains mailing addresses of the researchers discussed in the report. Appendix D consists of a list giving bibliographic information on projects. A bibliography concludes the report. (Author/JB)
Descriptors: Employment Qualifications, Human Resources, Job Analysis, Job Simplification, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Literature Reviews, Management Systems, Personnel Management, Reports, Skill Analysis, State of the Art Reviews, Task Analysis, Task Performance, Training Objectives, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.