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Nothing Could be Finer: Summer fun at Carolina

July 13, 2017 | In Uncategorized

Summer is upon us, and the majority of our students are on vacation, exploring the world, and learning new things on internships. Don’t get left out! From “lunch time climb” rock climbing to Fridays on the Front Porch, we have plenty of ways for you to have summer fun right here in Chapel Hill. Share additional ideas with us on Twitter (@unc_hr), Facebook (facebook.com/unc.ohr) or Instagram (@unc_hr).

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Organizational Change: Navigating a Complex System

July 13, 2017 | In Uncategorized

John F. Kennedy said, “Change is the law of life.” William Frey from the Office of Human Resources Organization & Professional Development team offers some tactics that will help you make the most of your change opportunities.

Organizational change is notoriously challenging. According to research, over 70% of change efforts fail. Because organizational change involves many factors and systems and is therefore inherently complex, we need to plan for both the human responses and the tasks to be done. The more systems (such as environment, culture, and leadership) are accounted for, the greater the chance of success. Continue reading

Alexander Named Chief Diversity Officer

July 13, 2017 | In Uncategorized

Vice Chancellor of Workforce Strategy, Equity & Engagement Felicia A. Washington, announced that effective Aug. 1, Dr. G. Rumay Alexander will be filling the vacant position of Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion following a University-wide search.

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