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Leadership Coaching (Applied Research)

Client

The leadership team of a new corporation

Need

Four separate businesses were brought together into a single entity as a cost-saving opportunity. Although there was no loss of financial compensation, the president of each business lost his designation and a search was underway for a CEO.   At the same time, the co-operation of the former “presidents” was central to a successful transition within the new organization and the overall success of the venture. They required support in their adjustment to their new roles as managing directors while continuing to provide leadership at the business unit level.

Approach

The key to the success of the new venture was the need to be very explicit about the differences in responsibilities of the new role from the previous one. A series of questions prompted the participants to identify the major obstacles to their collective success during the transition. As a result of their input, the coaching sessions focused on the needs of the new organization during its early stages and the role of the leadership team both in the short and long terms.

Benefit

The managing directors understood their leadership role within the new organization and focused on adding value to its management and operations. One of the former presidents, with a full understanding of the new role, chose to resign, as he recognized the gap between the needs of the new organization and his personal career goals. 

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    (Professional Services)


  2. Major Business Transformation, Executive Coaching, Leadership and Top Team Development
    (Energy)


  3. International Leadership Coaching
    (Consulting/Legal Services)


  4. Corporate Executive Coaching
    (Communications)


  5. Leadership Development and Coaching
    (Software Consulting)


  6. Strategic Direction and Board Development
    (Health Care)


  7. Business Coaching (Professional Services Firm)

  8. Executive Coaching
    (Research and Investment Banking)


  9. Strategic Visioning and Leadership Accountability
    (Government)


  10. Leadership Coaching (Applied Research)

  11. Executive Team Alignment (Energy)

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