Essay about Needs Analysis 2

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Needs Analysis
Needs Analysis
Dr. Riordan, a Chemist, founded Riordan Manufacturing (RM) in 1991, in Albany, Georgia. It is a Fortune 1000 enterprise with revenues reaching one billion. Since the opening of the operation, the Riordan has expanded to Pontiac Michigan producing plastic parts, Hangzhou China manufacturing plastic fan parts and Riordan has a Research and Development Corporation headquarter in San Jose, with 550 total employees. Riordan states that the company will maintain an innovative working environment with well-informed teams. Riordan will make sure that the company’s employees are adequately supported and well-informed (University of Phoenix, 2013). This paper will provide valuable information on needs
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The first step, to performing a task analysis for production employees, is to identify the tasks necessary to complete the job (Noe, 2005). The tasks list will be compiled using information gathered from company procedures, equipment lists, production supervisors, incumbent employees, and the assistant plant managers (University of Phoenix, 2013). The tasks will be presented to all production employees in the form of a questionnaire asking them to rate each tasks’ importance, difficulty, and frequency of performance (Noe, 2005). The answers will be analyzed by a computer to determine the very important and moderately important tasks (Noe, 2005). All tasks determined to be very important will be included in training. However, only the difficult moderately important tasks will be included. The list will be reviewed by a production supervisor and a production employee to determine the necessary KSAOs required for task performance (University of Phoenix, 2013). The training department and 127 incumbent employees will review the KSAOs for accuracy (University of Phoenix, 2013). The KSAOs are grouped into common areas, which are then grouped into clusters that represent the qualifications necessary to successfully perform tasks (Noe, 2005). The

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