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For more information on the history and modern uses of job analysis, see:

Mitchell, J. (1988). History of job analysis in military organizations. In S. Gael (Ed.), The Job Analysis Handbook for Business, Industry and Government (1, 30–36). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Singh, P. (2008). Job analysis for a changing workplace. Human Resource Management Review, 18, 8–99.

Wilson, M. (2014). A history of job analysis. In L. Koppes (Ed.), Historical Perspectives in Industrial and Organizational Psychology (219–241). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Below are a couple of links to take advantage of publicly available resources:

Competency Clearinghouse:


Specific resources referenced when talking about competency models, career paths, and job evaluation include:

Boyatzis, R. (1982). The Competent Manager: A Model for Effective Performance. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Carter, G., Cook, K., and Dorsey, D. (2009). Career Paths: Charting Courses to Success for Organizations and their Employees. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Hay Group. (2014, June). Job Evaluation: Foundations and Applications. Philadelphia, PA: Author.

IRS Employment Review. (2006). Competency Benchmarking Report. Washington, DC: IRS.

Woodruffe, C. (1992). What is meant by a competency? In R. Boam and P. Sparrow (Eds.), Designing and Achieving Competency. Maidenhead, UK: McGraw-Hill.

Chapter 2

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