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Competency-Based vs. Task-Orientated Job Analysis

The courts have recognized task-based job analysis as useful for preventing unfair discrimination. Some HR professionals worry that competency-based approaches are more susceptible to stereotyping and bias. From an employee's perspective, would you prefer to have a job description and performance appraisal based on a task-oriented job analysis or based on a competency modeling study?

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Competency-based approaches to job analysis are more susceptible to stereotyping and bias, because one is evaluating the person's abilities in general, as much as his or her ...

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This solution discusses the following: The courts have recognized task-based job analysis as useful for preventing unfair discrimination. Some HR professionals worry that competency-based approaches are more susceptible to stereotyping and bias. From an employee's perspective, would you prefer to have a job description and performance appraisal based on a task-oriented job analysis or based on a competency modeling study?

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