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The definition of work roles within organisations

@inproceedings{Larkin1999TheDO,
  title={The definition of work roles within organisations},
  author={P. A. Larkin and Edward Gould},
  year={1999}
}
This paper looks at the relationship between work roles, the supporting information systems and the use of profiling as a means of matching a particular person to a role. Activity theory is used to help define the role to enable the use of profiling. In particular it looks at the problem of mismatches between the proposed role and the actual role of a person chosen to fill it. We suggest that the activity theory framework can be used as a tool to develop a profiling instrument to better match… 
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