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Unit for Positive Organisations

About us

The Nelson Mandela University Unit for Positive Organisations (UPO), located within the School of Industrial Psychology and Human Resources, has a long history of development and change since its inception as the Industrial Relations Unit in 1981.

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Staff

The UPO falls under the leadership of Professor Michelle Mey, the Director of the School for Industrial Psychology and Human Resources. Michelle is supported by a team of dedicated academics and Dr. Christopher McCreanor, who is responsible for the facilitation of special Projects at the UPO.

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Positive Channels

In today’s ever-evolving global economy and ever-shifting learning communities, it is imperative that academic institutions are not only in sync with other academic institutions and scholars, but also the communities and business communities they operate in.

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Positive Business Projects

The Positive Business Project (PBP) is an annual student and industry initiative presented by the UPO aimed at identifying, studying, celebrating, and spreading positive business in organisations of all types.

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Publications and Tools

The Nelson Mandela University UPO values research and development and is thus committed to dedicating our time to research initiatives aimed at developing positive leaders, their organisations and employees.

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Learn

The UPO is proud to present continuous short learning development programmes for Nelson Mandela University students, employees of Nelson Mandela University and industry.

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Contact us

Dr. Christopher McCreanor

Nelson Mandela University

Unit for Positive Organisations

Special Projects

E-mail: christopher.mccreanor@mandela.ac.za

E-mail: Christopher@hybrilearn.co.za

Phone: +27 83 795 1304

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