Zayed University Town Hall Meetings outline interactive communication between management and employees

05 Jun 2014

Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of Development and International Cooperation, President of Zayed University has honored with her presence the  2nd  Town  meetings held  consecutively in Abu Dhabi and Dubai campuses  on the 4th and 5th of June  2014.  The Town Hall meetings are platforms of communication between ZU management, staff and faculty to collaborate and share opinions,  in compliance with the University strategic and  operational  plans,  and in line with  the wise  vision and directives of  the UAE Government.

Stressing on the importance of Town Hall meetings, Dr. Abdalla Al Amiri, Provost of Zayed University, assured that the meetings reflect the keenness of Her Excellency ZU President and  her tireless efforts to implement  justice and equality,  as  key integral components of the Government vision,  to exponentially  enhance the role of  human  capital   towards sustainable  development  for the future.

During the open talk meeting, Dr. Al Amiri  discussed  many focal topics , based on official statistics, which aim to promote teamwork spirit and  enhance self-initiatives among all employees, to reach top performance in education and management, through developing new  projects  currently  under process at the University,  and setting solid ground to  develop the  academic performance and scientific research, library learning resources, professional training,  as well as physical campus development.

Moreover, Dr. Al Amiri has proudly shared with the audience the  job satisfaction  survey made by the University which had explored the opinion of 414 faculty  and 182  staff members , revealing positive percentage  outcomes  among 77% of faculty and  80% of  staff, and had  also highlighted the  importance of  SAHIM, the new  e-suggestions system launched by the University, through which  the University management  has been able to adopt selected  new  and creative ideas and proposals made by faculty and staff, some of which  were rewarded during the conduct of meeting.

To close the 2nd edition of Town Hall, faculty and staff were given the stage to voice their opinions and inquiries, which aim  to enhance work standards, and improve  the level of services provided.

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