PROMOTING ACCESS TO AFRICAN RESEARCH

South African Journal of Higher Education

The AJOL site is currently undergoing a major upgrade, and there will temporarily be some restrictions to the available functionality.
-- Users will not be able to register or log in during this period.
-- Full text (PDF) downloads of Open Access journal articles will be available as always.
-- Full text (PDF) downloads of subscription based journal articles will NOT be available
We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Please check back soon, as we will revert to usual policy as soon as possible.





Tempus fugit; tempers fly: Time (mis)management at a South African university

WL Holderness, MAJ Olivier, DJL Venter

Abstract




This article examinationines the actual time academics have at their disposal, and
the lack of time they feel and experience in practice; how they use and misuse their
time and the effect this has on their state of being. The authors work on the premise
that time management is a life skill. By means of surveys administered over a
period of three years across all Faculties in a South African, and within one Faculty
in particular, issues relating to the use of time by academics are identified and
analysed, compared and contrasted. The concluding section identifies principles
which can lead to improved use of time and an enhanced sense of well-being of
academics of Higher Education.

South African Journal of Higher Education Vol. 19 (4) 2005: pp.699-714



http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajhe.v19i4.25606
AJOL African Journals Online