Key Concepts in Human Resources Management is an essential guide to the theories and issues that define the field - from the critical debates to the more practical considerations that every student should be aware of.52 short entries will serve to orientate the student round the need-to-know essentials. Entries will include Employment Tribunals, Benefits, Corporate Social Responsibility, Discipline and Grievance, Control, Employee relations, Incentive schemes, Motivation, Organizational culture, Strategic HRM, Victimisation.A range of relevant HR applications will be given for each term.A selection of recommended readings are suggested for each entry.

Job, Job Analysis and Job Design

Job, job analysis and job design

Job – A collection of individual and related tasks brought together in a practical way for a particular purpose within an organisation. Job analysis – A process beginning with the identification of the content and responsibilities of a job; followed by the systematic analysis and evaluation of the findings. Job design – A process of deliberately seeking to change the content and responsibilities of a job in order to achieve a number of objectives including reduced costs, and improved levels of productivity, customer service and job satisfaction.

At its simplest level, a job is what people do all day every day that they are at work. It represents the way that all of the many thousands ...

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