Role Descriptions: The Next Generation

  • Tim Baker


John sat down with Peter to conduct his dreaded annual performance appraisal. John was anxious about this interview since he had some concerns about Peter’s performance. He wasn’t too sure how Peter would react. In particular, John was concerned about four aspects of Peter’s work. Specifically, his concerns were Peter’s lack of initiative, his poor interpersonal relationships with others he worked closely with, his lack of commitment to developing his skills-set, and his general negative attitude. John was satisfied with the tasks that Peter was performing in his job. But basically John didn’t think that Peter was performing his organizational roles. He had prepared thoroughly for the interview with several examples to back up his concerns.


Human Resource Management Competency Model Human Resource Management Practice Human Resource Practice Human Resource Professional 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tim Baker
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  1. 1.WINNERS-at-WORK Pty LtdAustralia

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