The paper 'Approach for Managing Human Resource - Samsung Corporation" is a good example of a human resources case study. A job analysis is an aspect of human resource management that is used to analyze an occupation based on its main components. The main components of every job include informational content, work activities, and organizational structure (Kotey & Slade 2005, p. 18). The information gathered through job analysis is used to design job titles, training programs, and quality assurance standards. The information can also be used to evaluate employee performance and the productivity of the organization.
Consequently, it is evident that a job analysis is essential to get the best staff to work in modern and rapidly changing organizations (Ahmad 2005, p. 46). This paper addresses the various aspects of job analysis and its impact on the performance and productivity of Samsung Corporation, one of the modern organizations. 2. The Concept of Job Analysis Every organization is constituted by different positions that need to be staffed to enable the organization to run its operations smoothly. A job analysis enables an organization to identify suitable duties for all the vacant positions and the right individuals to fill them.
In other words, job analysis provides the HR personnel with the relevant information for designing a list of what the job requires, often referred to as the job description, and the best people to recruit for the job, which involves the job specifications (Kotey & Slade 2005, p. 19). There are specific types of information that HR managers seek to obtain through a job analysis. One of such information is work activities; the information regarding work activities include items that directly describe the characteristics of the actual job.
These items include things, such as selling, cleaning, and advertising. The information should also explain how, when, and why the employee needs to perform these activities (Singh 2008, p. 87). In addition, the information provides the details regarding the equipment to be used, materials to be processed and the knowledge required to perform the tasks (Ahmad 2005, p. 47).
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