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Ch 12: MTEL Business: Job Analysis & Design

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If you need help remembering things like the strategies used for job assessments, you've come to the right place! Our short and interesting lessons and quizzes will help you recall the information about job analysis and design you need for the MTEL Business exam.

MTEL Business: Job Analysis & Design- Chapter Summary

Watch a 5-10 minute video lesson to remember the importance of job descriptions and job analysis as you prepare for the exam. Take a quick, multiple-choice quiz to see if you remember the purpose of re-engineering jobs. When you've finished this chapter, you will have a better grasp of the following:

  • Definition of job design
  • Empowerment
  • Job enrichment and other types of job design
  • Re-engineering jobs
  • Job descriptions
  • Strategies of job assessments, including ranking and factor comparison
  • Job analysis and performance standardization

Once you've finished taking the quizzes, you can also take the chapter and final exams. Use the bold print keywords in the lesson transcripts for key concepts. You can go to different parts of the videos by using the timeline located underneath each one. Use the Recent Activity link to return to a lesson you would like to review.

MTEL Business: Job Analysis & Design Objectives

The Business Management portion of the MTEL Business exam includes the related concepts found in these study resources. The exam may contain questions that test your understanding of the ways and methods used to improve or modify a workplace. Your computerized test will include 100 multiple-choice questions and 2 open-ended questions for you to answer.

6 Lessons in Chapter 12: MTEL Business: Job Analysis & Design
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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.

Types of Job Redesign: Job Enrichment, Enlargement & Rotation

2. 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

3. 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.

The Importance of Job Specifications, Job Descriptions, and Position Descriptions

4. The Importance of Job Specifications, Job Descriptions, and Position Descriptions

The proper design of a job ensures that the right people are attracted to a position. Explore the importance of job descriptions, job specifications, and position descriptions in this lesson.

Four Methods of Job Evaluation: Ranking, Classification, Point & Factor Comparison

5. Four Methods of Job Evaluation: Ranking, Classification, Point & Factor Comparison

The four methods of job evaluation are used to determine the value of jobs within an organization to ensure compensation is equitable. Learn about the four methods of job evaluation, which include ranking, classification, point-factor rating, and factor comparison.

Analysis & Design in Performance Standardization

6. 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.

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