This category is open to workplace and facilities management teams, organisations and partnerships from any sector who demonstrate how innovation in the development and empowerment of their people has made a significant contribution to the organisation. This category is about innovation so entries must show what was new or different about the project or initiative from previous activities.
Lead Judge: Anne Kinder
Finalists in the Innovation in People Development and Empowerment category of the IWFM Awards 2019 are:
Empowering People through ENGAGE, Interserve and E.ON UK
People empowerment is core to Interserve’s successful relationship with E.ON UK. Through its ENGAGE programme, a wide-ranging training and communications initiative, Interserve has created a strong one-team culture, both with E.ON and across the account team. Engage has raised health and safety standards and encouraged employees to lead account innovation.
EDGE, Heathrow Airport
Heathrow’s in-house team provide FM services at Europe’s busiest airport hub. Through “The EDGE” development change programme the team is empowered to, take ownership, understand why, be professional and think customer in everything they do, continually striving to improve every day.
Building your Leadership Signature Development Programme, Bouygues Energies & Services UK
Bouygues Energies & Services dedicates itself to developing its employees from within. The Building Your Leadership Signature (BYLS) programme is based over 12 months, 3×3 days and a Dragons’ Den with a key aim to move managers to a ‘lead and inspire mindset’. Modules cover Sense-making, Relating, Inventing and Visioning with 4 key themes: be-the-best-you, lead-change, everyone-can-be-a-leader, and leadership-develops-over-time.
Sodexo CARES, Sodexo
Sodexo’s CARES learning and development programme takes the core principles of caring and turns them into tools to develop and empower every member of our front-line team in the practise of going above and beyond. An established programme, it’s been recently revamped to keep it fresh, engaging and impactful.