Presentation Type

Brown Bag Lunch Discussion (Facilitated during Thursday or Friday lunch and is centered on one key topic)

Abstract

Support Groups for Chairs can be a beneficial way in which to develop as an academic leader and possibly make the job of chairperson more enjoyable and successful. The roundtable discussion will guide members through a discussion the benefits of forming such an informal support group, but also consider the obstacles.

Keywords

Mentoring, support, job satisfaction, cross-disciplinary, collaboration

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Informal Chair Support Groups: Benefits and Obstacles

Support Groups for Chairs can be a beneficial way in which to develop as an academic leader and possibly make the job of chairperson more enjoyable and successful. The roundtable discussion will guide members through a discussion the benefits of forming such an informal support group, but also consider the obstacles.