Saturday, September 27, 2008
Friday, September 26, 2008
Every week, the administration sends everyone a single page newsletter from an organization called the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD). This week the headline is
COLLABORATION POWER: A RISING TIDE OF EXCELLENCEThe body of the article is an inspiring story of Hazard Community and Technical College and how they rose the tide of excellence by scheduling more frequent meetings and organizational development days. In describing a typical event, they mention that
The first 80% of the conversation focussed on answering the following exciting questions.etc etc.
- Who are we as an organization
- What have we been that is excellent
The senior leadership team responded with a progressive approach designed to maximize resources. Unwanted by necessary workforce reductions were tough on moral.Etc. Etc.