Maintaining Job Descriptions

InAndOut, Inc is a small company that provides warehousing and fulfillments services. Supply and demand along with technology changes has the company moving forward and growing fast.   The general manger found his self in a situation where the company has started expanding, and more growth is expected, and the job descriptions for the current employees are outdated, and some don’t have job descriptions at all. However he has to discuss any initiatives or ideas with the owner of the company before he can make any decisions. Knowing this he hires a part-time HR intern to help him. The intern’s duty is to prepare a proposal to present to the owner of the company to justify his ideas of the importance of updating and maintaining the job descriptions, and creating new job descriptions, and the hiring of new employees.  

Examine the reasons why it is important to update and write new job descriptions.
Job descriptions are written statements that describe the: duties, responsibilities, most important contributions and outcomes needed from a position, required qualifications of candidates, and reporting relationship and coworkers of a particular job.It is important to update and write new jobs descriptions, because jobs are the building blocks of an organization. They are explicitly designed and aligned in ways to enhance the production of the organization’s good and services. Jobs are constantly evolving, they are born out of organizational need, grow in scope and responsibility and the needs grow, and sometimes, die when the needs change. Example as with the case Maintaining Job Descriptions the general manager found that the descriptions had not been revised in several years, and some of the employees were working without job descriptions.
Every job has its own set of extrinsic and intrinsic rewards. Developing Job Descriptions is an essential part of managing organizations from an HR perspective. Job Descriptions are needed to benchmark your organization's jobs...