Case Studies

Hitting the inflection – a balanced way to grow?

Organisations can grow in many ways, organically or through joint ventures or acquisitions.  This can be a messy process as growth brings new challenges, as well as realizing the revenue and administrative cost savings that are rightly the focus of the growth.   One big challenge ensuring alignment to objectives across the organisation was covered in a recent post. Another [...]

By | 2017-10-09T11:30:15+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Coaching Leaders, SME|0 Comments

Everyone in that Direction – Now!

Remember the days when life was simple.  We had an idea and we could command our organisation to follow.  There was an automatic alignment of resources. Why its hard to achieve alignment The command and control organisation is harder to find now.  A long time ago Lewis Carroll said, “No good fish goes anywhere without a porpoise” and this light-hearted [...]

By | 2017-10-09T11:42:05+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Strategy Workshops|0 Comments

Creating a Seamless Virtual Organisation

  Situation A biotech company was rapidly growing and using CROs and other partners to deliver its Clinical Regulatory and Safety operations, Service level agreements were in place and partnerships were working but it was recognized that to sustain future growth both parties needed to partner more effectively. Action Created partnership principles with both parties. Ran a series of projects [...]

By | 2017-10-09T11:05:11+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Case Study, Partnership Improvement, SME|0 Comments

Leading Through Growth

  Situation A biotech company was moving through a series of mergers and acquisitions. There was a desire to maintain the performance and innovation culture and increase the capacity to manage change through this journey Action Met with each of the leadership team to understand what they saw as the big imperatives through the changes they faced. Facilitated a one [...]

By | 2017-10-06T13:34:00+00:00 August 20th, 2017|Case Study, Strategy Workshops|0 Comments

Increased leadership alignment by focused action planning and measurement

Situation: Leadership team of sales and marketing organization had developed a vision and their strategic imperatives but needed support and focus to bring into life. They needed to change their ways of working from short term crisis management to longer term proactive planning and thinking. Each of the leaders had different strengths and capabilities to make this come to life. The organization wanted [...]

New planning process drives results

Situation: Within a 300 people R&D organization a vision had been set to increase R&D investment. No plans were in place to achieve this goal. Projects were being done that had no clear alignment. There was little integration with local and global planning processes.  Action: Set up and implemented a planning process consisting of developing strategies, ownership and engagement for leadership and management teams. Understood requirements [...]

By | 2017-10-09T11:46:53+00:00 May 28th, 2015|Case Study, Coaching Leaders|0 Comments

Focus on the customer through value proposition development and organizational realignment

Situation: A division of 200 people of a large pharmaceutical company was focused on increasing R&D investment by attracting Global business. Needed to move that balance to focus resources on both supporting local commercial business and delivering on Global goals. This required a significant shift in behaviour. Action: Selected external consultants to partner with. Managed interaction with consultants and acted as [...]

By | 2017-10-09T11:47:48+00:00 September 23rd, 2013|Case Study, Strategy Workshops|0 Comments

Process improvements in a large hospital

Situation: A large hospital wanted to develop a process improvement strategy, aimed at reducing waiting and treatment times and improving quality of care for patients. It had been agreed that all areas should participate in process improvement activities. Managers had not been trained in process improvement approaches or techniques. Action: Created an overall high level process map with senior managers [...]

By | 2017-10-09T11:48:13+00:00 August 27th, 2013|Case Study, Coaching Leaders|0 Comments

Creating business plans resulted in meeting investment goals

Situation: Post merger, the targets set for investment seemed unlikely to be met by an R&D organization. It was not clear what needed to be done in order to meet the target or what the appropriate target contribution for each department should be. The departmental leaders were scientists with strong scientific expertise. There was little understanding of each department by [...]

$1million reduction in waste – by focusing on measurable results

Situation: An organization’s culture was process heavy – focusing on how the end goal was reached rather than the goal itself. This had to change with a shifting business environment, the organization needed to be more agile. It was a difficult challenge as the leaders of the organization had been very successful by planning things out and monitoring milestones rather [...]

By | 2017-10-09T11:48:54+00:00 August 8th, 2013|Case Study, Designing Leaders Meetings|0 Comments
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