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The definition of——–is the formal relationships among jobs in an organisation
An organizational chart is often used to depict the structure of an organization. The chart is also used to:
Which of the following statements about organizational structures is true?
Maria is the Vice President of Operations for a company in the retail industry. She has 10 store managers and 200. The associates report to the store managers and, in turn, to Maria. Management has a decentralized approach towards individual stores. This company has the structure of a:
James Martini is the Director of HR for Study Inc. He is working on a project to restructure the organization. At the moment, the organization has a top -down management approach with many levels of management. Jobs are highly specified with a narrow focus. It wants to move into a more decentralized management approach with a high focus on teams and customer service. The organization is planning to move from a organization to a
In an office with one supervisor, one assistant, two clerks, and two data-entry operators, there are:
Work simplification is an approach to job, Which of the following statement is true of work simplification?
The field of study concerned with analyzing work methods and establishing time standards is known as:
Making jobs more rewarding or satisfying by adding more meaningful tasks is primarily associated with:
Amal works for a production line. His task is to sew a button to the buttonhole of winter jackets. Since last month he was also tasked with creating the buttonhole and attaching the button to the hole of the jacket. This is known as:
Lee has been with a financial institution for over a year now as a call centre During his time he has had the opportunity to work in two otherdepartments. The organization adopts a similar technique with other employees in the call centre. This is known as:
Which of the following is true of industrial engineering?
Seeking to integrate and accommodate the physical needs of workers into the design of jobs is known as:
The procedure for determining the tasks, duties, and responsibilities of a job and the human attributes required to perform it is known as:
By comparing the knowledge, skills and abilities that employees bring to the job with those that are identified through job analysis, managers can determine the gap that exists. This is particularly useful for:
The blueprint that shows how the flow of inputs to outputs for the job under study is known as:
During a job analysis process it is important to consider the following:
The most widely used method for determining the duties and responsibilities of a job is:
An HR department engaged in a job analysis exercise is conducting interviews with employees who hold the same Which type of interview isthe HR department using?
The job analyst and supervisor should work together to
A typical job analysis questionnaire has several:
Which of the following jobs could be analyzed effectively using direct observation?
The problem of exaggeration of some activities and underplaying of others is minimized by the detailed, chronological nature of:
Which job analysis technique is meaningless for jobs requiring mental effort?
You are the Director of Human Resources at a software development firm. With respect to the position of software developer the disadvantage of usingthe questionnaire method of job analysis is:
The following data collection method of job analysis can be used structured, unstructured or in combination. When structured, questions are read to job holders, and supervisors and/or fixed response choices are provided. When unstructured, questions are posed to job holders, and supervisors and/or general response choices are provided. This is called the:
You are the Director of Human Resources at a software development firm. With respect to the position of software developer the disadvantage of usingthe group interview job analysis method is:
A qualitative approach to job analysis is more suitable when:
Something that should be avoided in writing a job description is:
ʺNo more than three posting errors per month occur on average.ʺ Which component of the job description would this statement belong to?
Which of the following would not be included in the subsection of the job description titled ʺworking conditionsʺ?
The document that results from an examination of the duties and responsibilities and answering the question, ʺWhat human traits and experience arerequired to do this job?ʺ is the:
When writing job specifications it is important to list all bona fide occupational requirements based on job duties and responsibilities, because:
A survey instrument designed to assist managers in identifying potential personality-related traits that may be important in a job is called a:
The traditional meaning of a ʺjobʺ as a set of well-defined responsibilities is This is because:
Work simplification can increase operating efficiency in a stable environment.
In order to overcome the disadvantages of qualitative techniques of job analysis, it is important to use a quantitative
A job description should not include phrases such as ʺother duties as assignedʺ because it can leave open the nature of the job and can be subject to
Taking only industrial engineering concerns into consideration in job design is sufficient, because research does not support the view that human considerations are also critical
Jobs have become more cognitively complex, more team based and more time pressured, which has led some organizations to focus on personalcompetencies and skills in job analysis, rather than specific duties and