Steve Manaster, Dean of Business

Appraisal Form

Please review the statement of Activities and Accomplishments for Steven Manaster, Dean of Business, as you complete this appraisal. The first nine questions are used each year to evaluate all administrators up for review. Performance-based questions #10- 25 are specific this year to the work of Dean Manaster.

How effective has this administrator been at:
1. Listening to faculty, staff, and students (whether or not you agreed with his decision)
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2. Constructively manages conflicts among faculty or staff
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3. Supports innovation in teaching
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4. Supports innovation in research
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5. Makes decisions in a timely fashion
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6. Creates an atmosphere of trust
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7. Treats faculty of all levels, including instructors, in a fair and inclusive way
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How effective has the Dean been at:
8. Appropriately involving faculty in decisions
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9. Acting with integrity
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10. Given that the size of the salary pool is determined at the system and campus level, has the dean been effective in leading the College to an equitable, merit-based increment salary system?
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11. Has the dean been effective in improving the quality of faculty through hiring, retention and support?
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12. Has the dean clearly articulated performance standards?
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13. Has the dean created an atmosphere where faculty can be more productive?
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14. The dean has delegated much internal authority to the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and the Division Chairs. Has this system worked effectively?
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15. Has the dean been effective in representing the College of Business to the business community and other external constituencies and communicating his efforts to the faculty?
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16. How effective has the dean been at fundraising and securing resources for the school sufficient to meet his articulated goals?
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17. Has the dean effectively fostered an atmosphere that supports diversity in the recruitment of faculty, staff, and students?
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18. Has the dean been effective in developing, communicating, and accomplishing objectives within the context of the current system of faculty governance?
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19. Has the dean been effective in working with and promoting the centers in the college, including entrepreneurship and real estate, in a manner that is consistent with the broader objectives of the college?
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20. Has the dean been effective in improving the undergraduate experience?
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21. Has the dean been effective in improving the MBA experience?
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22. Has the dean been effective in advancing executive education initiatives?
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23. How effective has the dean been at leading the faculty and staff to a shared vision of academic goals?
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24. Has the dean been effective in providing leadership in communicating and carrying out the new initiatives motivated by the Leeds family gift?
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25. Has the dean been effective in articulating goals for the school that are realistic and achievable in a reasonable time frame?
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