Author Archives: Jos Finer

Performance management training: Line managers’ experience of performance management, their attitudes towards it and the impact of training.

1. Introduction As part of a larger project to explore performance management in the Institution, CAPOD (University’s Centre for Academic, Professional and Organisational Development) recently ran a survey of line managers to find out more about their attitude towards performance … Continue reading

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Understanding thinking styles – another step

The CAPOD staff development programme includes an ‘Understanding Thinking Styles’ workshop, which provides an opportunity for participants to undertake the JTI (Jung Type Indicator) questionnaire, to explore their own ‘thinking style’ and to gain an insight into the thinking styles … Continue reading

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Does mentoring work?

Centrally coordinated and supported mentoring schemes are a relatively new addition to the professional and career development opportunities offered within Higher Education. The University of St Andrews has been one of the early adopters to such schemes, with the Early … Continue reading

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Team building event for research staff and teaching fellows in Geography and Geosciences

Event details On 25 April 2013 Stephan Koeppe and Dr Pauline McLoughlin, joint Contract Research Staff Representatives in the School of Geography and Geosciences, hosted a team building event for research staff and teaching fellows within the school. Effective networking … Continue reading

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