In 2020 Trinity Western University (TWU) will complete a multi-year project that redesigned and re-envisioned our staff performance development framework and system. TWU is post-secondary intuition that is uniquely positioned as a liberal arts university in a competitive job market and needs to attract and retain top employee talent so we can achieve strategic … Continue reading "Performance Development Project"
June 29, 2020
Tags: 2019, Academic Administration, Audit Process, Best Practices, Budgets, Collaboration, Continuous Improvement, Deferred Maintenance, Emergency Management, Environmental Health and Safety, eProcurement, Human Resources, Information Technology, Pension and Benefits, Performance Management, Presentations, Resource Allocation, Risk Management, Strategic Planning, Taxes, Workforce Planning
July 9, 2019
Implementing Faculty Load and Compensation – FLAC – for Academic Appointments Without Too Much FLAC! (PDF Presentation)
Implementing Faculty Load and Compensation - FLAC - for Academic Appointments Without Too Much FLAC! (PDF Presentation)
July 8, 2019
The Dalhousie University Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Office has been strategically restructured aligning program managers with key University risks including; biological, chemical, radiation, fire, and farm safety. These program managers provide expert guidance and oversight to the university and work as a team to accomplish aggressive goals utilizing collaborations with Faculty, Staff and students. … Continue reading "Transformation of Environmental Health & Safety Management Systems"
June 10, 2019
McConnell Foundation Social Administration White Paper - EN
Tags: Benchmarking, Best Practices, Continuous Improvement, Culture, Human Resources, Institutional Planning, Organizational Development, Reports, Resource Allocation, Strategic Planning, Student Relations, Wellness and Mental Health, Workforce Planning
August 14, 2018
The five-year overhaul of Memorial University’s Faculty of Science supply chain management (SCM) function stands apart from similar modernization projects for its holistic approach. The initiative focused heavily on partnerships and collaboration, drawing expertise from our Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S), Information Technology and Technical Services departments to achieve compatible objectives, as well as from … Continue reading "Partnering for Success – Modernizing Supply Chain Management at Memorial"
January 19, 2018
In January 2014, the president of the University of Victoria reported to the campus community the results of his extensive campus conversation consultations. The report identified challenges “in maintaining our high levels of collaboration, engagement, and collegiality” and recommended, “To address these challenges we must improve our internal communications and engagement processes” (University of … Continue reading "University of Victoria Service Excellence Program"
January 25, 2017
Carleton Leader is a bold and innovative approach to leadership development within higher education. It focuses and invests in growing our organizational leadership capacity in faculty and staff so the university is better prepared to face the emerging challenges of our times, collectively and collaboratively. It is a customized initiative developed for Carleton, by … Continue reading "Carleton Leader: Cultivating a Leader-ful University"
June 13, 2016
Labour relations is a key part of this process of renewal. Prior to 2001, the relationship with NASA was adversarial, characterized by a lack of trust and respect. At that shop floor, there was no buyin to what the university was doing. University clients didn’t see the value of the service they were getting. Human … Continue reading "Transforming and renewing a facilities resource team in a period of growth"
April 16, 2008
With a directive from the RSO management, the System was designed from the ground-up by completely involving the users as the experts in the workflow processes. Using iterative methods (DSDM as mentioned above) and with the assistance of a business analyst, each of the users mapped and modeled their workflow processes. This design process included … Continue reading "Information system used to track key elements of research administration/funding-named eRSO"
April 16, 2006
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