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    What is the critical advantage of quantitative approaches over conventional approaches to job analysis?

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    Job analysis has been considered the cornerstone of human resource management. In particular, how does it support managers making pay decisions? Describe the major decisions involved in job analysis. What is the critical advantage of quantitative approaches over conventional approaches to job analysis? Describe what type of job analysis methods you have experienced in the workplace. What are the advantages and disadvantages of those employer's methods?

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    Job Analysis support managers making pay decisions in following way:
    Job Analysis can be used in compensation to identify following factors which are base of making pay decisions:
    ? skill levels
    ? compensable job factors
    ? work environment (e.g., hazards; attention; physical effort)
    ? responsibilities (e.g., fiscal; supervisory)
    ? required level of education (indirectly related to salary level)
    The periodic pay increase/ promotions of employees are the other pay decisions; these are decided by performance review. Job Analysis can be used in performance review to identify or ...

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    This solution provides a detailed explanation on how job analysis supports managers in making pay decisions.

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