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Links to Reports and Articles on LDDC's Human Resources policies and programmes in it closing years. Papers provided by the Corporation's Director of Personnel and Administration.
IT was a mark of the huge dedication and commitment of its staff that the LDDC managed successfully to run a huge programme right to the end of its life in 1998 and to leave the scene with what it is now acknowledged by its successors to be a minimum of trailing wires for them to resolve.
With dissolution looming everyone faced the certainty of redundancy. To retain the experience of its people (most of them very marketable), and to sustain motivation, the Corporation adopted a package of human resources policies which proved to be such a success that it is still talked about in professional HR circles.
Architect of the programme was David Lowman, the Corporation’s Director of Personnel and Administration, himself an LDDC veteran having joined the Corporation in 1982. He has kindly provided to following papers from his collection. They are reproduced here in the hope that they will be of general interest to students of Docklands history and also, perhaps, as a useful case study for HR professionals:
David now works as an independent HR consultant and can be contacted by E mail: Click Here