Competency 2: Evaluate the components and implementation of base-pay programs.
Examine the weaknesses of the ranking method for evaluating jobs.
Examine the weaknesses of the classification method for evaluating jobs.
Examine the weaknesses of the point method for evaluating jobs.
Preparation
There are generally three methods used for evaluating jobs:

Ranking.
Classification.
Point method.
Prepare a short description of each method, including your responses to the following:

What are the main features of each evaluation method? (In other words, what is a general description of each method?)
Examine each method by looking at its potential downside. What are the essential weaknesses in each of these evaluation methods?
Describe a situation in which each method would not be effective for a business. For example, when would ranking be either impractical or unfair? When would the point method be too complicated to be effective in evaluating work for creating a salary structure?