Strategy Workshops

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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

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 [...]

Nonprofit organization increases its membership by 10% after launching its new vision

Situation:  A not for profit industry association had developed a new vision for where it wanted to take the organization There was no plan of how this vision would be achieved Action: Assessed what had been done so existing work could be built on Worked with a cross section of board and members to develop the key issues, strategies and [...]

Short Term Revenue and Profits Increase Through Setting a Long Term Direction

Situation: A local operating company of a larger Global corporation had been undergoing significant changes in their management team over the last five years. Day to day operations had been stabilized and structure had been put in place to support that with a new management team. A Global vision had been established. There was a desire to look ahead to the future [...]