Imperative Implications of Job Analysis on Employees’ Commitment of Public Sector Organizations in Cross River State, Nigeria

Abstract

This research paper centered on the imperative implications of job analysis on organizational performance of public sector organizations in Cross River State. The study adopted a theoretical based approached. Information were sourced from journal articles, text books, internet materials etc. The study revealed that job analysis have a significant influence on organizational performance of the public sector organizations in the state. The study also revealed that job description have a significant influence on employees’ commitment of the public sector organization in the State. The study also discovered that job specification and job evaluation also affect employees’ commitment of public sector organizations in the State. The study also revealed that job content influence employees’ commitment of the public sector organizations and that competency, knowledge, skills, abilities and other job characteristics also influence employees’ commitment of the public sector organizations in Cross River State. From the above findings, it was recommended that managers, directors as well as political office holders (politicians) should at all times analyze the jobs and the people who are to do the jobs before recruitment in order to determine their fitness towards the job performance of the public sector organizations in Cross River State. The management should always describe the jobs and its contents before selection for training and recruitment in order to ascertain the focal point of the jobs for effective and efficient organizational performance to be achieved on a continuous basis. The management should also at all times specify the persons and the jobs to be performed in order to determine whether the people have the right qualifications and experience to do the jobs or not, because this would assist to enhance corporate performance of the organizations on a continuous basis. It was conclude that job analysis is a vital tool for effective human resource planning policy of any given organization either private or public. It is a fundamental internal strategy use by human resource managers, job analysts, professionals as well as practitioners in obtaining necessary or pertinent information about the jobs and the workers before or during selection for recruitment as well as training of existing and prospective employees in any given organization. It is also evident that when the people with the right qualifications, experience, competency, knowledge, skills, abilities and other job features are recruited into public sector organizations, its performances will be improved upon steadily in Cross River State.

Keywords: Job, job analysis, job description, job evaluation and public sector organizations., job specification


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