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Ch 3: Job Analysis and Design: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Job Analysis and Design chapter of this Human Resource Management Help and Review course is the simplest way to master human resource management. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of job analysis and design.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering human resource management material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn about human resources. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding job analysis, design, evaluation and specifications
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about human resources (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about job analysis and design
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra human resource learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Job Analysis and Design chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Job Analysis and Design chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any job analysis and design question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a job analysis and design unit of a standard human resource management course. Topics covered include:

  • The purpose of job design
  • Job redesign
  • Reengineered jobs
  • Four methods of evaluating jobs
  • Performance standardization

12 Lessons in Chapter 3: Job Analysis and Design: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Job Design: Definition and Purpose

1. Job Design: Definition and Purpose

A well-designed job boosts productivity and lessens turnover rate. Learn about job design and its purpose. Know the four approaches to job design - scientific management; job enlargement and rotation; job enrichment; and job characteristics theory - and their pros and cons, with examples.

Empowerment and Job Design

2. Empowerment and Job Design

Job design is when an employee has control over creating the responsibilities of a job. This is a method used to bring empowerment to employees in the workplace. Discover how companies create empowerment in the workplace through job redesign, quality work circles, and teams in this lesson.

Types of Job Redesign: Job Enrichment, Enlargement & Rotation

3. Types of Job Redesign: Job Enrichment, Enlargement & Rotation

Managers are tasked with retaining highly qualified employees, but most people don't enjoy doing the same tasks day after day. Explore how job redesign, including job enrichment, enlargement and rotation can provide employers with additional tools to improve employee satisfaction.

Reengineering Jobs for Continuous Improvement

4. Reengineering Jobs for Continuous Improvement

Successful organizations engage in continuous improvement to ensure work processes remain relevant and meet an organization's needs, which change over time. To promote continuous improvement, organizations sometimes must reengineer their jobs. Learn about reengineering, understand why organizations do it, and review the methods human resources professionals use to reengineer jobs.

Analysis & Design in Performance Standardization

5. Analysis & Design in Performance Standardization

Job analysis involves identifying skills, knowledge, and duties expected from a given job, and job design focuses on how a job contributes to a company. Explore the intentionality behind job analysis and design, and how performance standardization uses appraisals and contributes to professional development.

What Is Employee Engagement? - Definition, Strategies & Examples

6. What Is Employee Engagement? - Definition, Strategies & Examples

Employee engagement is a measurement of satisfaction found in a person's work ethic that inspires them to succeed in a role out of loyalty to the company over monetary reward. Learn more about the definition of employee engagement and explore examples of strategies businesses have used to employ it successfully.

What Is Job Burnout? - Definition, Signs & Symptoms

7. What Is Job Burnout? - Definition, Signs & Symptoms

Most of us can relate to feeling stressed about some aspect of our job from time to time, but what happens when we feel stressed at work all the time? Let's take a look at the possible consequences of long-term stress on our physical and mental health.

What Is Job Involvement? - Definition & Scale

8. What Is Job Involvement? - Definition & Scale

In this lesson, we will cover the meaning of job involvement and how companies determine employee satisfaction. Test your knowledge at the end by taking a short quiz.

What Is Staff Motivation? - Theories & Strategies

9. What Is Staff Motivation? - Theories & Strategies

It is important for managers to motivate their staff members because motivation incentivizes them to do their best. Learn the definition of staff motivation, two major theories regarding staff motivation, and strategies for strengthening staff motivation.

Job Redesign: Definition, Theory & Approaches

10. Job Redesign: Definition, Theory & Approaches

Job redesign is the process of reviewing job elements, tasks, and responsibilities to come up with and implement an improved version, which may involve process improvements, varying task allocations, and other relevant changes. Learn about the definition, theory, types, approaches, and examples of job redesign, and explore the steps in the process of redesigning a job.

Employee Engagement Surveys: Questions & Template

11. Employee Engagement Surveys: Questions & Template

Employee engagement surveys analyze staff engagement, providing insight into how HR and management can improve. Learn the purpose of these surveys and explore convenient templates for gathering useful information.

Job Descriptive Index: Measuring Job Statistics

12. Job Descriptive Index: Measuring Job Statistics

How satisfied are you at your job? The Job Descriptive Index can tell you! In this lesson, you'll learn more about the index and the five facets of job satisfaction it inquires about.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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