Discuss the similarities and differences between job analysis and competency models.
The main similarity of job analysis and competency modeling is that both aim at identifying the knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics of a job. However, there are numerous differences between the two approaches.
Job analysis is concerned with identifying specific details regarding the requirements of a job position whereas competency analysis is concerned with identifying the linkage between the job and the organization as a whole. Competency modeling is forward looking in nature whereas job analysis is more related to current matters.
Competency modeling can be ...