70 Women Leaders Case Studies

Eric Jacobson

Prepare to be inspired, impressed and motivated by personal, real-life stories and case studies from 70 women leaders in the book, Wisdom Warriors , authored by Carol Seymour.

How to Be a Better Team Leader: A Case Study

Let's Grow Leaders

I smiled gently, […] The post How to Be a Better Team Leader: A Case Study appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Team Leader Turmoil “I used to be one of those disengaged reps, you’re talking about.” We were all a bit shocked by Mike’s response. After all this was a recognition focus group for the top reps in this enormous call center. Several of whom were on the short-list to become team leaders.

Developing a Leadership Training Program for High Potentials: A Case Study

Great Leadership By Dan

Developing a Leadership Training Program for High Potentials: A Case Study. Let’s look at a case study of a manufacturing company that saw the need for a leadership development program for their high potential employees. Case Study: XYZ Widget Manufacturing Corporation.

Managerial-Leadership Case Study: Contextual Goals Matter

Mike Cardus

Contextual Goals Matter. If the goals are too small people feel micromanaged. If the goals are too large people are lost and unsure what to do, macromanaged. Properly delegated Contextual Goals are Goldilocks Goals …They cannot be too big or too small. They are just right, and matched to the person.

Team Decision Making-Case Study and Success Story

Mike Cardus

Below is a case study / success story of coaching and consulting with a manager and a team to improve their decision making process and output as a team. Working on teams and reaching agreement on anything can be a challenge.

How Employee Engagement Drives Customer Satisfaction

N2Growth Blog

An IBM study in 2017 showed that 80% of employees feel more engaged when their work is consistent with the core values of the organization. A clear business case for leaders to focus on building engaged teams across the business.

Managerial-Leadership Case Study: Employee Engagement Requires the Necessary Resources

Mike Cardus

To complete work the employee must have the appropriate resources. This does not mean that a manager needs to supply all the resources that employees desire, but it does mean that the manager should supply employees with sufficient resources.

CapitalWorks - A Six Disciplines Client Case Study Part 3

Six Disciplines

The Six Disciplines Solution. By implementing the Six Disciplines Total Performance Excellence program, Hollington says it allows CapitalWorks the ability to have a productive owner/manager relationship without micromanaging each acquisition. Six Disciplines’ program combines continuous business improvement methodology based on proven best-practices, an innovative add-in for Microsoft Outlook, and coaching services to increase self-leadership effectiveness.

CapitalWorks - A Six Disciplines Client Case Study Part 2

Six Disciplines

Bluffton Motor Works in Bluffton, Indiana, is a global leader in custom-engineered fractional electric motors. The company serves a wide variety of OEM manufacturers and industrial production facilities. KKSP Precision Machining in Glendale Heights, Illinois, is a manufacturer of high-volume, precision made-to-print automatic screw machine products for automotive, medical/veterinary, appliance, HVAC and aerospace markets.

CapitalWorks - A Six Disciplines Client Case Study Part 1

Six Disciplines

CapitalWorks, a private equity firm located in the Cleveland suburb of Beachwood, has found its niche in the Midwest market. Primarily focusing on acquiring manufacturing and distribution companies in the lower end of the middle market, CapitalWorks learned it needed to offer a management program to help these acquired companies achieve growth and success. They have found measurable success with Six Disciplines’ Total Performance Excellence program. Defining Goals.

Managerial-Leadership Case Study: Falling from Big Enough to Too Small in competence for the role

Mike Cardus

Case-Study going from “Big Enough” to “Too Small” in competence for the role. Based upon the case study above, how is your company determining capacity of managers in their roles?

Five Ways Leaders Turns Doubters into Doers

Chart Your Course

Effective June 2013, all employees were required to work in the office. This past February Yahoo!’s s fledgling CEO Marissa Mayer made her first misstep. In a company-wide email, she announced Yahoo! was changing its telecommute policy.

Managerial-Leadership Case Study: Teams and People Need Objective Measures of Progress and Regress

Mike Cardus

If performance metrics are established based upon the “feeling of the manager” then you will achieve misery, anger and fear…which is mutually exclusive of engagement. The measurements must be co-established by employee and manager in reference to the goal set.

The Rules of Retention

Chart Your Course

A recent study from Dale Carnegie Training found that only 23 percent (that’s one in four!) Employee dissatisfaction is on the rise, especially among entry-level and mid-level employees. of non-management workers reported being engaged at their current job.

Futren’s Strategies for Employee Retention

Chart Your Course

The company manages Indian Hills Country Club and The Georgian Club in Marietta, and acquired Woodland Hills Golf Course in Cartersville in February 2013. Businesses in the hospitality and food and beverage industries face many challenges.

Riverside Auto Group: A Roadmap to Improved Customer Service, Employee Engagement and Increased Profits

Chart Your Course

In 2013 we figured we reached the point where about 85% of our people where the type of people we could count on to take our company to the next level,” Dagenais says.

Chart Your Course - Untitled Article

Chart Your Course

The company manages Indian Hills Country Club and The Georgian Club in Marietta, and acquired Woodland Hills Golf Course in Cartersville in February 2013. Businesses in the hospitality and food and beverage industries face many challenge s.

Leadership Matters

N2Growth Blog

In 1973/4 I participated in an Overseas Fellowship at General Motors Institute (now Kettering University) in a work/study cooperative programme in Flint, Michigan, which was the birthplace of GM. A CEO, however, works through her or his team, in my case, it was 55,000 employees.

Skills Shortages Worsening

Chart Your Course

September 11, 2013. This study did not detail results from The Middle East, Latin America, or Africa, due to low response rates. Case Studies/White Papers Generations at Work Human Resource Management Millennials Surveys and Statistics skills shortage talent management

Skills 181

Case Study: It's My Turn

Harvard Business Review

Editor''s Note: This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. It seemed as if there was never a good time for Susie Gordon and Antonio Barile to talk.

Favorites of 2013–Team Building and Leadership Articles

Mike Cardus

With the end of the year approaching, this week is great to share some of my favorites of 2013. Favorite Team Building & Leadership Articles 2013. Some good, some OK, some crap…Below are my favorite articles from 2013. Team Decision Making-Case Study and Success Story.

Treat Everything as a Case Study

Harvard Business Review

Ah, yes, I said, a clear case of brand reinforcement through product differentiation: The odd thing stands out. We analyzed this as a case of defective design, probably the result of poor cost analysis. You develop the Case Method third eye.

Case Study: The Unmanageable Star Performer

Harvard Business Review

Editor's Note: This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. It's a prestigious case, as you know.". "Did you see the report from the India office?".

Case Study: Escaping the Discount Trap

Harvard Business Review

Editor''s Note: This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. "Beautiful," Cora Milano said, looking up at the soaring spires and gothic arches of the immense charity hospital. Her colleague, Augusto Tolentino, barely paused. He was in a hurry to get to their meeting — and to make a point to Cora. The two worked together at Bosi e Faora, a São Paulo-based medical supply manufacturer.

Better Service, Faster: A Design Thinking Case Study

Harvard Business Review

The members of a complex and vital human chain could now look one another in the eye, discuss each case from different angles, and make better decisions.

8 Ways to Nurture Leadership in Young Children

Let's Grow Leaders

How to Be a Better Team Leader: A Case Study 7 Reasons You Won’t Hear the Truth. “Mommy, I’m not a leader.” ” Why do you say that? “Because John is the one that tells us what to do on the playground and we follow him. So that makes me a follower.”

Case Study: How to Integrate an Acquired Brand

Harvard Business Review

Editor''s Note: This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. If we treat VillageCar the same way, we''re going to lose all the potential benefits, which are even greater in this case.". "We''ve

Case Study: The Ex-CEO Contemplates a Coup

Harvard Business Review

Editor''s Note: This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. Last night over dinner at my house Fred, Roy, and Bill made their case to my father.

Staying the Leader You Must Be

Let's Grow Leaders

You Know You’re a High-Maintenance Leader When… How to Be a Better Team Leader: A Case Study.

Bringing Out the Best in People and Organizations (Through Ethical Leadership)

Leading in Context

The four-quadrant model and case studies give readers a clear picture of the kind of ethical leadership we need. After 4 years of researching and writing, I am proud to announce that my new book, 7 Lenses: Learning the Principles and Practices of Ethical Leadership is in print! 7 Lenses proposes a framework for learning the kind of ethical leadership that brings out the best in people and organizations.

Ethics 250

Case Study: When the Twitterverse Turns on You

Harvard Business Review

Editor’s Note: This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. She reminded them now of these other cases. “I’m Charlene Thompson reached for her phone on the nightstand. It was still before 6:00am, so the iPhone’s glow was the only light in the room. Her husband, James, turned over and groaned. That’s a horrible habit,” he said.

Applying Quality as a Business Strategy at Hallmark Building Supplies

Deming Institute

I have written about this presentation in 2013 with a few selected clips from the presentation. systems thinking understanding variation video case study culture Deming Institute annual conference leadership management management system organization as a system transformation webcasts

Eliminating Sales Commissions at Air Force One

Deming Institute

Air Force One , CEO Greg Guy attended the 2013 Deming Institute Annual conference and was able to begin to learn how to put into action a management system to address the problems created by a commision based culture. The new system started in the fall of 2013.

Case Study: The Costs and Benefits of a Strong Culture

Harvard Business Review

Editor’s Note: This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. Some studies show that the more frequently employees move around within an industry, the more innovative it becomes.”. “How long is this list of escapees?” Kumar Chandra asked as he pointed at the slide on the screen. He was the head of operations at Parivar, a midsize Chennai-based IT services company.

Case Study: A Short-Seller Crashes the Party

Harvard Business Review

Editor’s Note: This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. Someone suggested that they advise the New York attorney general’s office to initiate a case against him for stock price manipulation. And in the case of Terranola, believe me – well, enough said.”.

The Failure of “The Livonia Philosophy” at my GM Plant

Deming Institute

There were still posters in the hallway glass cases celebrating the new approach. Mark also co-authored Healthcare Kaizen: Engaging Front-Line Staff in Sustainable Continuous Improvements, which was released in June 2012 and also a Shingo Research Award recipient in 2013.

Case Study: In Search of a Second Act

Harvard Business Review

Editor's Note: This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. Stephanie Alexis couldn't get out of her car. If she sat there much longer, she'd be late for a meeting with her board member and friend Rob Cooley, but she still had no idea what she was going to say to him — hence the paralysis.

Only 11% of Top Business School Case Studies Have a Female Protagonist

Harvard Business Review

Among the recommendations is to make case studies, a dominant teaching method at some schools, more representative of today’s modern workplace: [S]howing diversity in leaders solving a wide range of problems is important to illustrate the wide range of diversity in the business community.

Why Marissa Mayer Will Fail At Yahoo

N2Growth Blog

Marissa Mayer is a case study in what NOT to do as a new CEO. Even if I could make a case for her decision, which I can’t, she still went about it in the wrong way – real leadership isn’t about issuing regressive mandates via memo.

CEO 420

Case Study: Is It Ever OK to Break a Promise?

Harvard Business Review

Editor’s note: This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. I will study hard and come back to really help this company grow. Date: May 12, 2013 21:37. Date: June 6, 2013 20:16. Date: June 8, 2013 07:12. Date: June 8, 2013 07:22. Date: June 8, 2013 07:25. Date: June 8, 2013 19:21. Date: June 14, 2013 19:26. Date: June 14 2013 23:47.

Why Uncontrollable Factors are Norm to Great CEOs

In the CEO Afterlife

But in the context of taking charge and leading human beings during major or minor crises, every chief executive is blessed with the luxuries of time, subordinate counsel, years of related experience, and knowhow imparted by pundits in thousands of books, journals and case studies.

CEO 269

A Leadership Lesson from Trappist Monks that Made Me Rich

Great Leadership By Dan

He eloquently made a case for his business plan over that of his rival, and pointed out that an acquisition that had been billed as a "marriage of equals" had now clearly reduced my roll to that of a mere employee.

Case Study: Bet on One Big Idea or Diversify?

Harvard Business Review

Editor''s Note: This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. Johan spread out the new study results on his office table at Caliska''s German headquarters. She had piped up, as was her style, to say that the study of probiotics — bacteria that help maintain the natural balance of organisms in the intestines — was pseudoscience.