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Running head: JOB ANALYSIS
Grand Canyon University
Introduction: Organizations today are depending more on their human resources than ever before. The challenges will increase with the always present changes brought about by new technology, business processes, competition due to globalization and the fluctuating economy. Human resources managers need a good understanding of work and how it is organized to ensure that the organizations strategic business objectives are being supported. A thorough job analysis provides the foundations for this knowledge. In this paper I will discuss whether or not my current job description is truly reflective of current duties.
I have been at my current position for a number of years now. I moved up in the organization rapidly and was being "groomed" for my current position for quite a while before actually obtaining it. Because the organization was going to place me in this position, when it came time to update the job description it was done so with my skills and traits in mind.
This process was more of the organization creating a job description to fit an individual than it was trying to find a person to fit its created job description. Because of this, I had always felt that my job description fits me extremely well. As I reviewed my job description and completed a job analysis I realized that as my role has grown and changed my job description has not. (2004)
My job duties have been expanded over the years and a number of tasks have been delegated to others in my department. There were some skills which I was lacking in when I began in my position so the tasks associated with these skills were not in my job...