The Organisational Development unit is involved in both project-based and ongoing activities that aim to identify, spread and embed good practice in Human Resource Management and Development.
Key Project Areas
Positive Working Environment
Positive Working Environment is a concept that seeks to support and develop the staff of the University, and facilitate the vision of being a world-leading, research led University. Positive Working Environment will help to embed the University’s principles and values as stated in the Strategic Plan.
Investors in People is primarily about encouraging good people management practice. As an institution we already promote this through systems such as probation, appraisal, evaluation, effective communication, leadership and management, staff development and induction in its many forms.
Leadership and Management Development
Leadership and management development is of key importance to the University to ensure a fair, consistent and positive working environment for all staff. Effective leadership motivates teams as well as individuals to perform and continuously improve so that the University’s