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 awards@ncsha.org or call 202-624-7710.

2018 Winner

North Carolina Housing Finance Agency

2018 Entries

Arizona Department of Housing:
Winning Through Better Hiring and Coaching

Arizona uses scientifically proven system to enhance hiring, as well as coaching employees/teams to greatness.

Idaho Housing and Finance Association:
Paperless in Human Resources

IHFA’s innovative solution to change our human resources processes from paper heavy to paperless.

Iowa Finance Authority:
Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays – A heartfelt message of good cheer from IFA staff.

Kansas Housing Resources Corporation:
Innovative Human Resource Practices

Human Resource practices that promote employee engagement and involvement.

Kentucky Housing Corporation:
Innovative Human Resource Practices

Human Resource practices that promote employee engagement and involvement.

Louisiana Housing Corporation:
Organizational Competency Model

The implementation of four initiatives designed to address the Corporation’s self-identified five weakest competencies.

MaineHousing:
MaineHousing Staff and Leadership Development Program

MaineHousing identified a need for leadership development and accessible training opportunities for all staff.

North Carolina Housing Finance Agency:
Stop the Madness — No More Performance Reviews!

Let’s get rid of annual performance reviews and replace them with meaningful, real-time feedback.

Ohio Housing Finance Agency:
Get OHFA Moving: Empowering Health and Fitness Through Collaboration

New committee launched agency-wide wellness initiative to improve the health and wellness of OHFA employees.

Rhode Island Housing:
Employee Engagement to Drive Change

Expanded employee engagement program provides new direction for the agency in a time of significant change.