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<u>'''Opening Discussion:'''</u>  
  
1. Don’t exclude staff.<br>2. Don’t include upper administration.  
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1. Don’t exclude staff.<br>2. Don’t include upper administration.<br>
  
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<u>'''Common Themes:'''</u>
  
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'''1. Informal gatherings for staff'''
  
<u>'''Common Themes:'''</u>
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*a. People concerned with not wasting time, these shouldnt be mandatory  
 
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*b. Learnapalooza  
'''1. Informal gatherings for staff'''
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*c. People want to get to know each other and don’t know how  
 
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*d. Retreats  
*a. People concerned with not wasting time, these shouldnt be mandatory
 
*b. Learnapalooza
 
*c. People want to get to know each other and don’t know how
 
*d. Retreats
 
 
*e. There is a general feeling of isolation
 
*e. There is a general feeling of isolation
  
'''2. Lack of Professional Development Opps.'''<u></u>
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'''2. Lack of Professional Development Opps.'''<u></u>  
  
 
*a. Staff Could share information and knowledge just with each other, not bringing in outside consultants. This could be work-related or something else (e.g. Cooking).
 
*a. Staff Could share information and knowledge just with each other, not bringing in outside consultants. This could be work-related or something else (e.g. Cooking).
  
'''3. Communication'''
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'''3. Communication'''  
  
*a. Email
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*a. Email  
*b. Too Many types of communication (Yammer, blogs etc.)
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*b. Too Many types of communication (Yammer, blogs etc.)  
*c. Is there a one-stop-shop for communication (does the new website fix this?)
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*c. Is there a one-stop-shop for communication (does the new website fix this?)  
*d. Lunch Time Events
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*d. Lunch Time Events  
 
*e. An organizational chart to see how departments are related.  
 
*e. An organizational chart to see how departments are related.  
*f. Description for each Department
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*f. Description for each Department  
 
*g. Flat Screens on Campus
 
*g. Flat Screens on Campus
  
'''4. HR'''
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'''4. HR'''  
  
*a. Benefits
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*a. Benefits  
 
*b. Flex Time  
 
*b. Flex Time  
*c. Neutral Party to listen to concerns (like the EAP program but in person)
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*c. Neutral Party to listen to concerns (like the EAP program but in person)  
*d. HR providing enough support
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*d. HR providing enough support  
*e. New Staff Orientation
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*e. New Staff Orientation  
 
*f. Tuition Reimbursement
 
*f. Tuition Reimbursement
  
i. An organizational chart to see how departments are related. <br>ii. Description for each Department
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i. An organizational chart to see how departments are related. <br>ii. Description for each Department  
  
'''5. Appreciation and Recognition'''
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'''5. Appreciation and Recognition'''  
  
*a. Years of service
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*a. Years of service  
*b. For ideas that really benefit the organization
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*b. For ideas that really benefit the organization  
*c. Above and Beyond Awards
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*c. Above and Beyond Awards  
*d. Employee of the Month
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*d. Employee of the Month  
 
*e. Monthly Parking Spot
 
*e. Monthly Parking Spot
  
<br><u>'''Moving Forward:'''</u>
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<br><u>'''Moving Forward:'''</u>  
  
 
1. Powerpoint displaying themes<br>2. Document that compiles all of the notes (submit your notes to Google Docs)<br>3. Executive Summary detailing our three priorities. <br>
 
1. Powerpoint displaying themes<br>2. Document that compiles all of the notes (submit your notes to Google Docs)<br>3. Executive Summary detailing our three priorities. <br>

Latest revision as of 12:32, 17 June 2009

Opening Discussion:

1. Don’t exclude staff.
2. Don’t include upper administration.

Common Themes:

1. Informal gatherings for staff

  • a. People concerned with not wasting time, these shouldnt be mandatory
  • b. Learnapalooza
  • c. People want to get to know each other and don’t know how
  • d. Retreats
  • e. There is a general feeling of isolation

2. Lack of Professional Development Opps.

  • a. Staff Could share information and knowledge just with each other, not bringing in outside consultants. This could be work-related or something else (e.g. Cooking).

3. Communication

  • a. Email
  • b. Too Many types of communication (Yammer, blogs etc.)
  • c. Is there a one-stop-shop for communication (does the new website fix this?)
  • d. Lunch Time Events
  • e. An organizational chart to see how departments are related.
  • f. Description for each Department
  • g. Flat Screens on Campus

4. HR

  • a. Benefits
  • b. Flex Time
  • c. Neutral Party to listen to concerns (like the EAP program but in person)
  • d. HR providing enough support
  • e. New Staff Orientation
  • f. Tuition Reimbursement

i. An organizational chart to see how departments are related.
ii. Description for each Department

5. Appreciation and Recognition

  • a. Years of service
  • b. For ideas that really benefit the organization
  • c. Above and Beyond Awards
  • d. Employee of the Month
  • e. Monthly Parking Spot


Moving Forward:

1. Powerpoint displaying themes
2. Document that compiles all of the notes (submit your notes to Google Docs)
3. Executive Summary detailing our three priorities.

Party Planning:

1. Food set up inside.
2. Decorate day of, at 2 or 230pm
3. Purchase of beverages will happen this weekend.
4. Ice and Ice buckets
5. Check with Linae about supplies.