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What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of using a job evaluation committee composed of only middle managers for evaluating jobs? What actions would you recommend to make the committee more effective (i.e., valid and reliable) in evaluating jobs?

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The advantages of using only middle management for a job evaluation committee is that middle managers typically have acquired the greatest amount of knowledge as to what is required for each position in their department. Because of their level of direct supervision over subordinates, they are familiar with the specific details of the job and the duties that the ideal candidate will be required to perform. The main disadvantage of excluding everyone else that is normally on ...

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The solution discusses the advantages and disadvantages of using a job evaluation committee composed of only middle managers for evaluating jobs, and the actions that are recommended to make the committee more effective (i.e., valid and reliable) in evaluating jobs.

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