Job Analysis And Work Flow Analysis Tools

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Job Analysis and Work Flow Analysis Tools Analysis tools available today are improving how business make key decisions regarding their workforce requirements. While some of the tools are rather cumbersome and time consuming to implement, the benefits are worth the initial pain and price. Recent economic conditions have affected how businesses function, their employment needs and their organizational structure. To be competitive one must take advantage of tools that improve their efficiencies and organizational structures. This paper will address the use of job analysis and workflow analysis tools available to help businesses evaluate their current organizational structure and job descriptions to streamline operations and improve the work environment to remain competitive in today’s economy. Job Analysis Job analysis is the gathering of information regarding the job functions performed. The analysis contains information including tasks, specifications and descriptions. The function of a job analysis is to provide important insight regarding details of each job function, which enables management to make critical decisions regarding workflow, talent management, competency requirements and organizational structure. (Noe, Hollenbeck, Gerhart, & Wright, 2015) The website Society for Human Resources [SHRM] describes job analysis results: The final product from a job analysis includes a thorough understanding of the essential functions of the job, a list of all duties and

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