ERIC Number: EJ887598
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Reference Count: 4
Recruiting, Training, and Retaining High-Performance Development Teams
Elder, Stephen D.
New Directions for Higher Education, n149 p81-88 Spr 2010
This chapter offers thoughts on some key elements of a high-performing development environment. The author describes how good development officers love to be part of something big, something that transforms a place and its people, and that thinking big is a powerful concept for development officers. He reminds development officers to be clear about priorities , and to give their teams the training and the tools they need for success. He emphasizes that good players love to improve their game, so they appreciate good coaching, and this is true of good development officers.
Descriptors: Fund Raising, Interpersonal Competence, Team Training, Teamwork, Change Strategies, Performance Factors, Personnel Management, Educational Finance
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Education Level: Higher Education
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