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NOTES FROM HRD
Thanks to all those who dropped by the Pumpkin People Patch (HRD) on Oct. 29. Winners of guessing games and quizzes are Gord Skorobohach, Facilities Management, Donna Johnson, Vendor Payments, Annetta Gellner, ASPA Office, Glenn Friesen, Facilities Management, Terry Unser, HRD and Helen St. Germaine, Payroll. All proceeds from the contests will go to the Administration Buildings Secret Santa fund.
Are you managing a significant project or organizational change?
J. Kotter, author of Leading Change (1996) suggests we watch for the following common errors when leading change:
- allowing too much complacency
- failing to create a sufficiently powerful guiding coalition or group
- underestimating the power of vision
- undercommunicating the change or vision by a factor of 10 (or 100 or even 1,000)
- moving to implementation too quickly
- permitting obstacles to block the new vision
- failing to create short-term successes
- neglecting to anchor changes firmly in the culture of the organization
For more information on managing change, or on other Organizational and Employee Development issues, contact Linda McCann at 966-7046, or e-mail
The College of Kinesiology has developed a website which provides information on various exercises to use to relieve muscle tension (e.g. stretching, flexing) created from repeated actions such as keyboarding, or prolonged sitting. Visit the site at
Other interesting web sites include:
- The Network: Interaction for Conflict Resolution - this provides a source for conflict resolution connections, information and resources. The Network is a national charitable association dedicated to promoting constructive, non-violent conflict resolution. Through the Network, everyone can learn about more effective ways to handle disputes, what others are doing, and what resources exist to help with learning new skills for resolving conflict. The address is:
- HRDC Saskatchewan - this site is designed to provide job seekers, employers, unions, community partners and others with information about HRDC programs and services and to provide access to some of HRDC databases services on the Internet. A further purpose is to offer timely information on employment perspectives and labor market conditions in Saskatchewan. The address is:
A Seminar on Human Rights in the Workplace will be held Fri., Nov. 19 in Saskatoon. The purpose of the Seminar is to give employers and unions an opportunity to learn how human rights legislation works and how to apply it in the workplace. The registration fee is $30. For more information, contact Karen Ross at the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission at 933-8273.
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