Thursday, 13 October 2016

Workshop for Information and Knowledge Systems staff held at Los BaƱos


A workshop for the Information and Knowledge Systems (IKS) team was held on 11 October 2016 at the IRRI Staff House #1.

The objectives of the workshop include getting familiar with the IRRI Code of Conduct, building trust and having better communication amongst team members.

The activity was facilitated by the Human Resource Services.



HRS Workplace Communications Article No. 2016-043

Wednesday, 5 October 2016

Mentoring program skills workshop held at HQ


IRRI kicked off its 2016 GROW Mentoring Program on 30 September at the institute’s headquarters. Mentors and mentees attended an orientation and skills workshop facilitated by Chris Dixon and Sue Baker of Growing Edge Hong Kong.

This year’s two-level mentoring program participants include Ajay Kohli (GB) – Ramkumar
Gandhimani (PB) – Berlaine Quime (GB); Gururaj Guddappa Kulkarni (RIO) –Johnvie Goloran (CESD) – Ruvicyn Bayot (SSD); Inez Slamet-Loedin (GB) – AndoRadanielson (CESD) – Meggy Lou Katimbang (CESD); Michele Weldon (PD) – SuchitShrestha (CESD) – Md. Iqbal Raja Khan; and Nickolai Alexandrov (GB) – PrasadSenadheera (PB) – Shailesh Yadav (PB).



HRS Workplace Communications Article No. 2016-043

Defining leadership course held at HQ


The second batch of IRRI scientists attended Defining Leadership Course Module 3 – Leading Across Organizations on 27-29 September at IRRI headquarters. The objectives of module 3 include breaking down silos and working across boundaries within IRRI, influencing upwards, and delivering change and results.

Amelia Henry (CESD), Ricardo Oliva (GB), Rosemary Murori (PB), Sudhir Yadav (CESD), Tri Deri Setiyono (SSD), and Valerien Pede (SSD) participated in the program.

The program was facilitated by Chris Dixon and Sue Baker of Growing Edge Hong Kong.


HRS Workplace Communications Article No. 2016-042