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Your Employees' Work is Changing: From a Job to Several Roles
Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
We live and work in a very dynamic and competitive world. In order to survive, our organizations are forced to be flexible and high-performing too. This is increasingly influencing the way work and jobs in organizations are set up: instead of 1 job, workers are expected to perform several roles in projects. Traditionally, the purpose and requirements for a job are described in a 'job description': a structured and factual statement of a job's functions and objectives. It defines the boundaries of the job-holder's authority and includes the job title, department, associated responsibilities, reporting lines, tasks, required experience, knowledge, skills, level and perhaps a clear career path. A job description is static, and is reflected in an organization chart (organogram). Both get out of date quickly (although they can be revised). Over the last decade, work is being organized in a more flexible way:

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