Culture change through international collaboration
Diagnosis: A major European company with an autocratic leadership model and cumbersome inter-unit communications was losing opportunities to faster-moving organizations.
Design: Using the Experience-Insight-Integration model more than 700 leaders from all country organizations and headquarters focused on collaborative cross-unit cooperation and problem solving. In addition to the workshop, the learning journey has onboarding, closing and peer groups solving collaboration challenge.
Delivery: The two-day workshop consisted of five pieces:
A trust-building exercise.
Practice of the T-shaped leadership model, with focus on expertise within and collaboration outside of the unit.
An FIRO-B assessment to clarify leadership relational skills.
An exercise connecting situations to collaboration-blocking barriers.
The creation of action-items and a blueprint for the future.
Debrief: The journey had a significant impact on company’s culture, leadership, and strategy. Reference upon request.