Job analysis is generally the first step in recruiting and selection, job evaluation, and performance management. Over the years, several different methods have been developed and evolved into those commonly used today. These methods include interviews, problemnaires, and observations, with many variations within each type.
Give your opinion on the pros and cons of each of the three major types of job analysis.
Discuss the situations in which each might be preferable. Consider the purposes for which organizations use job analysis and the potential benefits in using them and the consequences if they don't use job analysis.