Job Description or Fluid Role?

Before we really get stuck into performance management and what it comprises, we may want to acknowledge how some of those components of performance management systems as we knew them historically have changed.

No, make that transformed. It used to be that when you get employed, it is for a specific job, clearly defined and detailed in a job description, and that clearly defined job description was the basis of all conversations around how well we perform, where we fell short, what training we’d require, and how we could expect to grow with the business.

Back in those days, there was something called “any other duties that may be reasonably assigned”, and those ‘any others’ would be assigned within the scope of your primary job. What I mean for example is that, if I was employed as a Human Resource Officer, my any others would generally be within the scope of the HR function, even if not specifically mentioned in my JD.

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It is also hurting that whilst we all know that the Botswana Police Service (BPS) is charged functionally with the duties to investigate all forms of crime, some locals have resorted to taking the law into their own hands. It is very wrong to do that. There is also a possibility that one may wrongfully take the life of a person in the process, unless it is a justifiable case of self-defence. Recently, in the city of Francistown, some locals found...

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