This chapter covers job analysis—the first stage of the hiring process. When most people think of human resource management, or its previous incarnation as “staffing” or “personnel,” they typically think about the process of hiring employees. The first two phases in this hiring process are job analysis and recruiting.
After completing this chapter, the student should be able to
1. Describe various forms of organization design.
2. Understand the options available for conducting a job analysis.
3. Understand the importance of job descriptions and how to write one that is well formed.
4. Understand the options available for staffing your organization.
An organization ...