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Computer Wellness Campaign

The Working Group on Information Security (WGIS) representing a broad cross-section of the University was instrumental in sponsoring and supporting the development of the computer wellness team. All members of the Computer Wellness sub-committee were active in participation and included expertise from Campus Community Police, ITS, Research Services, Internal Audit, Housing, University Student’s Council, Faculty … Continue reading "Computer Wellness Campaign"

April 16, 2007


Every Third Building if Free: UBC Renew

From the initial conception, consensus building and stakeholder buy-in, especially with the academics, has been a priority for UBC Renew. A communications committee was created for this project to work with planners, implementers – including facility, operations management and the stakeholders – to ensure that there was (and is) a steady stream of two-way information … Continue reading "Every Third Building if Free: UBC Renew"

April 16, 2007


Online Orientation & Training Program for University Advancement

The production of the Online Orientation & Training Program for University Advancement was the result of a concerted effort, and the talent and creativity of a Task Force and Implementation Team comprised of staff in two units — DAUR (Development, Alumni & University Relations) and IMS (Instructional Multimedia Services), as well as a graduate student … Continue reading "Online Orientation & Training Program for University Advancement"

April 16, 2007


Benchmarking: a Sustainable Approach to Quality Improvement

One of the successful components of the Benchmarking Model is the involvement of stakeholders in every step of the process. – Directors determine benchmarking projects by consulting with their employees – Steering Committee (comprised of Managers and Directors) approves projects and implementation strategies – Cross Functional Team is formed representing all stakeholders in the process … Continue reading "Benchmarking: a Sustainable Approach to Quality Improvement"

April 16, 2007


Benefit You! Brock University Annual Employee Wellness Conference is an Investment in People

Wide-spread involvement from the entire organization as well as the community in which Brock is situated has been instrumental to the success of this program. Workshop suggestions are culled from participant feedback ensuring that employees’ ideas are validated. Another important aspect to the development of this annual program stems from consultation with the Health and … Continue reading "Benefit You! Brock University Annual Employee Wellness Conference is an Investment in People"

April 16, 2007


Creating a Coaching Culture

The original pilot project was focused on 1-on-1 coaching and seen as so important by the stakeholders that it was sponsored by: the Association for Administrative and Professional Staff (AAPS); Human Resources; the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Medicine. In the first year a total of 76 clients participated, representing: AAPS members (75%), … Continue reading "Creating a Coaching Culture"

April 16, 2006


Diversity Strategy – Aligning people strategies to transform the workplace culture at the University of Saskatchewan in pursuit of a Representative Workforce

Community and stakeholder involvement is a critical component of the diversity strategy. Examples are: – The University partnered with the Province to develop the partnership for Aboriginal employment. – MOU with Wanuskewin Heritage Park to facilitate Aboriginal awareness education. – Discussions with the Aboriginal community resulted in the development of a Conceptual Framework for Aboriginal … Continue reading "Diversity Strategy – Aligning people strategies to transform the workplace culture at the University of Saskatchewan in pursuit of a Representative Workforce"

April 16, 2006


Automating the Risk Self-Assessment Process Using a Website Interface

By its nature, the methodology involves obtaining self-assessments from all administrative and academic department heads. In addition, senior management and other key stakeholders that included amongst others, deans of multidepartment faculties, members of finance and planning and budget and academic staff are periodically surveyed by Internal Audit to provide individual assessments and ranking of identified … Continue reading "Automating the Risk Self-Assessment Process Using a Website Interface"

April 16, 2006


Improving Productivity and Controlling Costs through MRO Inventory Management

From the beginning of this project, the development and implementation teams included procurement and contracts expertise from the Materials Management department, maintenance and operations expertise from the Campus Infrastructure department, and process and program expertise from the University’s systems contracted MRO supplier. This cross-functional team ensured that all points of view were represented, allowing many … Continue reading "Improving Productivity and Controlling Costs through MRO Inventory Management"

April 16, 2006


The Laurier One Card It’s All You Really Need

The entire WLU community has been involved with the OneCard program from its very beginnings. Both senior administration at Laurier and the WLU Students’ Union were instrumental in deploying the system and both parties continue to shape the future direction of the program. The administration and Students’ Union each have 50% représentation on the Food … Continue reading "The Laurier One Card It’s All You Really Need"

April 16, 2006


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