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What sorts of problems would an employer encounter in asking a job incumbent to write a task statement?

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The most important problem that might be encountered comes from the fact that the job incumbent will have his or her own biases.  The job incumbent may not have a good overall view of all the possible ways in which the job might be done.

For example, a good task statement must state what sorts of outputs the employee is to produce.  In some cases, the job incumbent might not...

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