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    Job Evaluations,Human Resources, Downsizing

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    1. Discuss the purpose of job evaluations. Compare and contrast job evaluations conducted for managerial positions versus hourly positions at a company.

    Your response must be at least 150words in length.

    2. Compare the psychological contract (bond) between employers and employees in years past with today. Identify specific actions employers can do to improve employee development and career prospects.

    Your response must be at least 150 words in length.

    3. Define what is meant by the term downsizing, and explain its purpose. Identify and explain the matters that require careful consideration when executing a downsizing.

    Your response must be at least 150 words in length.

    Course eTextbook Dessler, G. (2015). Human resource management [VitalSource Bookshelf version] (14th ed.).Retrieved from https://online.vitalsource.com/#/books/9781323081716

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    1. Discuss the purpose of job evaluations. Compare and contrast job evaluations conducted for managerial positions versus hourly positions at a company.
    Job evaluations are the systematic comparison of one job to another job to determine its' value (Dessler, 2015). A set of factors are identified that can be used to compare jobs to each other for this process. It is a procedural exercise that helps to establish the wage structure for the organization (like in the military). Since the concept is based on the idea that the greater qualifications needed to perform a job, the more responsibilities that must be performed and undertaken, and the more complex job duties needed the higher the pay. For managers (those jobs that tend to be more complex), organizations establish pay grades or salary levels based on the tasks and responsibilities required, but short and long term incentives, and other benefits may also be ...

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    This detailed solution answers questions from Dessler's Human Resource Management book about job evaluations, downsizing, and how the bond is now different between employees and employers. Includes APA formatted reference.

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