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.

2016 Winner

Michigan State Housing Development Authority

2016 Entries

Delaware State Housing Authority:
Grow, Learn, and Change Staff Development Program

DSHA's employee knowledge transfer and learning opportunity program - Grow, Learn, & Change.

Idaho Housing and Finance Association:
Attracting Top Talent in the Digital Age

Creative Recruitment in the Digital Age

Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority:
New Employee On-Boarding

New Employee On-Boarding: A well-rounded training presentation to introduce new employees to the agency.

Tell Us What You Think – MassHousing’s Employee Survey

MassHousing solicits concerns and recommendations from employees to effect positive change among staff.

Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development:
Customizing Millennial Recruitment for Your HFA

Customizing Millennial Recruitment strategically helps our agency attract millennials for employment.

Michigan State Housing Development Authority:
How MSHDA Makes Employee Engagement Work in a Government Agency

Engaged employees make for a successful organization and MSHDAis on the path to improve the culture of the workplace.

Minnesota Housing:
Employee Engagement: Improving morale by creating an effective engagement and feedback infrastructure

Helping employees become more engaged by getting their feedback, contributing to our mission and having fun.

South Carolina Housing Finance and Development Authority:
Rooftop Reporter

The innovative HR internal communications program for SC Housing.

Tennessee Housing Development Agency:
THDA's Leadership Academy

THDA is building bench strength among our emerging leaders.

Virginia Housing Development Authority:
Journey to Wellness

A unique preventive healthcare program that ensures a workforce that's healthier, happier, and more productive.