PSYC 3070 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Protected Group, Management System, Structured Interview
Ms. meiorin was a firefighter for bc ministry of forest for 3 years but was asked to take a physical fitness test as a bfor in 1994 and failed the test, subsequently leading to her being laid off. She had never been asked to take a physical fitness test before and her supervisors viewed her work as satisfactory. This case illustrates need to do proper and valid job analysis before setting employee standards. Method to provide description of job while profiling the characteristics or competencies people need in order to be successful in the job. Includes: context, duties, responsibilities, working conditions, required ksao"s. 3 key points, a job analysis is: not a single methodology (range of techniques, formal/structured process, breaks a job into constituent parts. Job description: a written description of what job occupants are required to do, how they are supposed to do it, and the rationale for any required job procedures.