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Your classification team has been asked to perform a job analysis addressing the increased use of robotics in a manufacturing environment. Some of the employees’ assignment in the department your studying are becoming more technical and sophisticated. On the other hand, some of the employees’ tasks are increasingly repetitive, as well as mentally and physically taxing. Where would you start in analyzing the job family, developing the minimum requirements, for each job classification creating relevant job specifications?
Include the following points in your answers:
1- Consider the current trends of technology in manufacturing, what would be the composition of the classification team would you need to explore the plant’s talent needs?
2- How would you assess your current talent pool’s abilities to meet the job requirements?
3- What challenges are you likely to face?
Reference the attached HR bookJob and Work Analysis
To the love of my life, thank you for all that you have given me—I am always so grateful.
—F. P. Morgeson
To Bob Guion and to my fellow students in Bob’s job analysis class in 1980
—M. T. Brannick
To my grandson, Joshua Evan, my granddaughters, Samantha Maryssa and Aliyah Rachel,
and their delightful grandmother, my bride Rosalie
—E. L. Levine
Job and Work Analysis
Methods, Research, and Applications for Human Resource
Frederick P. Morgeson
Michigan State University
Michael T. Brannick
University of South Florida
Edward L. Levine
University of South Florida
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Title: Job and work analysis : methods, research, and applications for human resource management / Frederick P. Morgeson,
Michigan State University, Michael T. Brannick, University of South Florida, Edward L. Levine, University of South
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Chapter 1 • Introduction