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A fellow member of a profession, staff, or academic faculty; an associate. See Synonyms at partner.

[French collègue, from Latin collēga : com-, com- + lēgāre, to depute; see leg- in Indo-European roots.]

col′league·ship′ n.


workplace companionship
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From personal observation and experience, I have identified four distinct steps that a manager must undertake in order to mature to a leadership mindset: Apprenticeship, Mentorship, Sponsorship, and Colleagueship.
While he is a declared conservative, he also enjoys the respect and colleagueship of those who are not conservatives.
In describing the difference between bureaucracy and association, one might wish that Jaques had begun his analysis by characterizing the doctor-patient dyad, then worked to describe the surrounding structures of bureaucracy, caring, information exchange, and professional colleagueship that empower it.
The issue becomes a function of effective colleagueship.
For example, when I was at the University of Calgary I enjoyed the colleagueship of Apollonia Steele who is here tonight.
Faculty Award from the Association of American Law Schools, Section on Minority Groups, for her activism, mentoring, colleagueship, teaching and scholarship.
All these memories began flowing back to me when I was invited to write about those early days of the Journal of Ecumenical Studies and particularly about my colleagueship with Robert McAfee Brown.
We are especially thankful for her encouragement and the quality of colleagueship she modeled in getting us started on this adventure.
Thus, whether teacher educators are designing pre-service teacher training, induction, or in-service professional development, they might describe, model, and give teachers scaffolded opportunities to practice asking generative questions, engaging in relevant data collection and analysis, and participating in the kinds of dialogue and critical colleagueship essential to this enterprise.
As Virginia Jarratt aptly stated: "For a variety of reasons, we have never exhibited in nursing the true meaning of peer respect, professional development, and colleagueship.
I offer this challenge to you in the spirit of colleagueship and recognition that this is a great adventure that we are engaged in together.
HRET also generously supported our annual editorial board dinners that helped to promote a spirit of colleagueship and teamwork among the editorial board members at large.