Professional identity and professional services staff : understanding and impact

Caldwell, JL ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6631-7244 2022, 'Professional identity and professional services staff : understanding and impact' , Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education .

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Abstract

This article explores the findings from my professional doctorate that focused on professional services staff in a university in the North West of England and their perceptions of identity. With little literature surrounding the identity of professional services staff, this paper asks if professional services staff relationships with academic staff impacts their professional identity and how they perceive their identity at work. It concludes with a view that professional identity is not a well-known concept amongst the interviewees but interactions with academic staff, job roles and recognition of their work is important in how they view themselves and their identity. Keywords: identity, professional services, relationships, professional doctorate

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society > Centre for Health Sciences Research
Journal or Publication Title: Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education
Publisher: Routledge
ISSN: 1360-3108
Depositing User: Joanne Caldwell
Date Deposited: 11 May 2022 08:40
Last Modified: 10 Jun 2022 13:15
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/63781

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