HA 530 WEEK 7 Discussion Job Description is an organized factual statement of job contents in the form of duties and responsibilities of a specific job. The preparation of job description is very important before a vacancy is advertised. It tells in brief the nature and type of job. This type of document is descriptive in nature and it constitutes all those facts which are related to a job such as : 1. Title/ Designation of job and location in the concern. 2. The nature of duties and operations to be performed in that job. 3. The nature of authority- responsibility relationships. 4. Necessary qualifications that are required for job. 5. Relationship of that job with other jobs in a concern. 6. The provision of physical and working condition or the work environment required in performance of that job Job Specification is a statement which tells us minimum acceptable human qualities which helps to perform a job. Job specification translates the job description into human qualifications so that a job can be performed in a better manner. Job specification helps in hiring an appropriate person for an appropriate position. The contents are : 1. Job title and designation 2. Educational qualifications for that title 3. Physical and other related attributes 4. Physique and mental health 5. Special attributes and abilities 6. Maturity and dependability 7. Relationship of that job with other jobs in a concern. Job Evaluation is the process of analyzing and assessing various jobs systematically to ascertain their relative worth in an organization. Job Evaluation is an assessment of the relative worth of various jobs on the basis of a consistent set of job and personal factors, such as qualifications and skills required. The objective of job evaluation is to determine which jobs should get more pay than others. Several methods such as job ranking, job grading, and factor comparison are employed in job evaluation. Research indicates, however, that each method is nearly as accurate and reliable as the other in ranking and pricing different jobs. Job evaluation forms the basis for wage and salary negotiations Dierdorff, E. C., & Morgeson, F. P. (2007). Consensus in work role requirements: The influence of discrete occupational context on role expectations. Journal of Applied Psychology, 92, 1228-1241. Benge, E. (1940). By-products of job evaluation. Personnel Journal, 29, 94-99.