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Organisational Development

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

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