Management Innovation: Human Resources

Recognizes outstanding innovation in human resources management to strengthen agency operations and achieve strategic objectives.

Judging Criteria

Management Innovation entries will be judged on the degree to which they:

  • Are innovative
  • Are replicable
  • Respond to a management challenge or opportunity
  • Achieve measurable improvements in agency operations
  • Provide benefits that outweigh costs
  • Demonstrate effective use of resources
  • Achieve strategic objectives

If you have questions, please email or call 202-624-7710.

2015 Winner

North Carolina Housing Finance Agency (Winner)

2015 Entries

Idaho Housing and Finance Association:
"Paperless in HR - From recruitment to payroll, and everything in-between"

Develop paperless HR and payroll processes in-house and save time, money, space, and many trees!

"Sign of the Times"

MassHousing's internship program for deaf students and the resulting program to teach ASL to employees.

Michigan State Housing Development Authority:
"MSHDA Leadership Academy"

A MSHDA program to address succession planning and provide growth and development opportunities for in-house talent

North Carolina Housing Finance Agency (Winner):
"The Leadership Cafe"

The Leadership Cafe - a gathering place to learn, discuss and nurture our Leadership soul

Ohio Housing Finance Agency:
"Strategic Priority Culture Initiative"

Strengthen OHFA’s Workforce Culture - People are an organization’s most important asset...

Virginia Housing:
"Journey to Wellness – A Better Way of Living, One Step at a Time"

VHDA’s health assessments “tell a story” about risks and identify areas to target with education.

Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority:
"WHEDA Employee Recognition Program"

WHEDA's Employee Recognition Program will help improve employee relations, increase productivity and meet strategic goals.