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job analysis

[′jäb ə‚nal·ə·səs]
(industrial engineering)
A detailed study of the work performed, the facilities required, the working conditions, and the skills required to complete a specific job. Also known as job study.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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