Analysis of the Performance Management at the University of Ghana
Job Analysis at Balme Library Job analysis is the process used to break a job into its components and to identify tasks associated with that job (Hartley, 2004). Harttley (2004) feels the key deliverable of the job analysis is a validated task list. This task list is critical since it is used as the foundation to create self-assessment tools, organizational assessments, and a job description (Aguinis, 2009). Since Balme Library lacked a comprehensive job analysis of all the positions within the organization, they were unable to develop specific criteria to evaluate the effectiveness of the positions. In addition, without a good job description it is difficult to tie job functions back to the organizational goals and objectives. A good job analysis and description ensures that employees can see the direct relationship between the job competencies, the job descriptions, and the goals and objectives (Hartley, 2004). If the link is unclear, then managers and staff may not understand what they need to accomplish to meet the organizations goal and objectives.
Improving Job Analysis at Balme Library The first step would be to conduct a job analysis for all jobs within the Balme