job analysis


noun

a detailed study of the requirements necessary to complete a job, taking into consideration chiefly the order of operation, material and machinery needed, and the necessary qualifications of workers.

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Origin of job analysis

First recorded in 1920–25
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British Dictionary definitions for job analysis

job analysis

noun

the analysis of the contents of a job in order to provide a job description for such purposes as fitting the job into a grading structure or matching individual capabilities to job requirements
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