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Assessing organisational health and capability

Assessing Organisational Health and Capability

The Ministry’s organisation development programmes are designed to sustain high quality service and contribute to the Development Goals for the State Services.

Priorities for 2009–2014

 

Organisation health and capability programme

Priority

Initiatives and links to State Services Development Goals

Results

Increased sector leadership capability

Medium-term Goal Two

Continued implementation of the Ministry’s leadership development programme

 

State Services Development Goal(s): Employer of Choice; Value for Money State Services; Coordinated State Agencies

The Ministry’s work programme is valued

Increased sector profile

Seamless cultural policies and processes between government agencies

Increasing the involvement of Māori

Both Medium-term goals

Implement a Māori engagement programme
State Services Development Goal(s):Trusted State Services, Employer of Choice

Staff have an understanding of our relationship with Māori and Māori culture

Increased collaboration with Māori

Māori staff can access Māori development courses and opportunities

Improving the ease of use of our online systems and reliability of internal ICT

Medium-term Goal One

Implement common resource planning, project planning and risk management

Implement internet and application platforms for the production of online cultural resources

Confidence in the Ministry to implement and manage initiatives

Increased visibility and access of online resources

Increased access to promotional resources

Sustaining a responsive, productive and focused work culture

Both Medium-term goals

Implement staff engagement survey

Expand the professional development programme

State Services Development Goal(s): Employer of Choice; Value for Money State Services; Coordinated State Agencies

Improved sector relationships

Ensure the Ministry achieves its goals and remains a great place to work 

Better identification of development needs, targeting of skill development and value for money from training programmes

Expanding communications with the sector and audiences

Both Medium-term goals

Continued implementation of the Ministry’s communications strategy

Increased awareness of our products and         services

 

Equal Employment Opportunities

A diverse demographic profile underpins the Ministry’s ability to develop policy and cultural resources that will meet the needs of a wide range of communities and audiences within New Zealand and internationally.

As a public sector employer, the Ministry also provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) in line with government’s good employer requirements. 

In 2009–2014 the Ministry will continue to monitor gender equity and achievement of a culturally diverse workforce as part of its workforce planning processes.

 

 Organisational health and capability measures

 

Priority

Indicator

Target

Increased sector leadership capability

Positive internal and external perceptions on the health of the relationships

Establish benchmark in 2009

Increasing the involvement of Māori

Level of involvement and perceptions on quality of policy relationships

Establish benchmark in 2009

Improving the ease of use of our online systems and reliability of internal ICT

Increased use of internet sites

Increasing
 

Length of time users are on the sites

Increasing
 

Internal and external end user feedback

 

System outages

Decreasing

Sustaining a responsive, productive and focused work culture

Level of staff engagement

Feedback on staff and leadership development programmes and performance management

Increase over time

Increased responsiveness

More skills

Expanding communications with the sector and audiences

Sector and stakeholder feedback

Establish benchmark in 2009

Feedback from staff on the Individual annual planning processes and guidelines

Feedback on new system is positive

Establish benchmark in 2009

 

Updated on 23rd July 2015