One of the most difficult questions facing human resource managers in both the public and private sectors is how to determine the relative worth of different types of jobs and to set compensation accordingly. A recent innovation developed at the Bell System and field-tested by Northwestern Bell offers the most comprehensive and practical approach to this problem yet devised. Occupational Job Evaluation (OJE) reduces job content to a numerical scale that provides a common denominator for evaluating diverse positions. Written by a human resources specialist who was directly involved in the development and testing of OJE, this book offers a complete analysis of the system together with data on its application and potential uses outside the telecommunications industry.
Are women paid less than men when they hold comparable jobs? Is there gender bias in the way wages are set? Or can wage differences between men and women be explained by legitimate market forces? Pay Equity: Empirical Inquiries answers these questions in 10 original research papers. The papers explore race- and gender-based differences in wages, at the level both of individuals and of occupations. They also assess the effects of the implementation of comparable worth plans for private firms, states, and--on an international level--for Australia, Great Britain, and the United States.
Human resource management is an important area in an organization yet is is very complex due to the fact that it involves human beings who are intelligent to think, react and act according to their thoughts. Therefore managing human beings requires skills and expertise so they can fulfill their jobs. In order for employees to fulfill their job efficiently and effectively, job evaluation is an important human resource practice to determine the value or worth of a particular job in comparison with other jobs. Job evaluation is one the simplest however critical in nature. One of the basic approaches in job evaluation is ranking. Ranking involves comparing jobs to each other based on the overall worth of a job to an organization. This book provide a practical guide to rank jobs and therefore provides a strong basis for job evaluation in any organization. This book will assist and prepare students for job evaluation activities as Human resource practitioners.
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