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