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.

2017 Winner

California Housing Finance Agency

2017 Entries

California Housing Finance Agency:
CalHFA Wellness Program: How CalHFA Brought Wellness to Its Work Environment

A new committee spearheaded a department-wide focus on wellness, bringing health and happiness to CalHFA.

Maine Assessing and Planning for Supporting Housing Stability with HCV Participants (MAPS)

MAPS is a training program to support front line staff working with tenants in assessing tenant needs and planning for and supporting housing stability.

MassHousing's Line of Sight Goals

MassHousing’s goal development redesign process promotes an effective performance management system.

Minnesota Housing:
Creating a Talent Development Cycle to Build and Retain a Strong Workforce

Improving our efforts to attract, develop, and retain diverse employees to do their best work for Minnesota.

New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority:
Using an Intranet to Improve Internal Communication

MFA's employee-designed Intranet transformed weak internal communications into a strength.