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. Gallo in Cleveland, Ohio, is a marketing communications company providing design, engineering, production and service of three-dimensional exhibit and digital displays for museum, tradeshow and traveling exhibits. The company serves a wide variety of OEM manufacturers and industrial production facilities.

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. Jackie had recently been hired as vice-president of engineering. Prior to her new role she was director of engineering.

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.

Reality Coaching – Real Coaching – A Case Study

Rapid BI

I started out as an engineer and ‘fell ‘into people development almost by accident some 20 years ago, and has never looked back since. In this case the need was urgent and reactionary so this pre planning and diagnosis phase would have to happen after the first coaching session – not an ideal place to start from. Introduction. Have you noticed that over the past few years the use of the word ‘coaching’ has been increasing within the business environment? What started this trend?

Bell Labs Designing a New Phone System Using Idealized Design

Curious Cat

Innovation Management Process improvement Systems thinking Ackoff case study engineering webcastI remember hearing this same story when Russ Ackoff spoke at the Hunter Conference on Quality (which was named in honor of my father ) in Madison, Wisconsin.

Case Study: Can You Fix a Toxic Culture Without Firing People?

Harvard Business Review

Franklin was in the business of designing, engineering, and manufacturing climate control systems for cars and SUVs. Editor's Note This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers.

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. He could build the business, and Susie could lend her engineering expertise when needed.

Case Study: Challenge the Boss or Stand Down?

Harvard Business Review

Editors' Note: This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. We've realized a 10% CAGR over the past five years, and corporate expects this division to continue to be a growth engine. Frank wasn't merely whining about Tom's style; he appeared to be building a by-the-book case for firing him. Career planning Conflict Current Interactive Case Study Human resources

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

Deming Institute

As I wrote about in my first post , my first job out of college was at the GM Livonia Engine Plant, outside of Detroit. There were still posters in the hallway glass cases celebrating the new approach. respect for people career case study culture guest post hiring manufacturing

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.". I'm here for the meeting with Kerimer Engineering tomorrow," he replied.

Case Study: Should an Emerging-Market Incubator Help U.S. Businesses?

Harvard Business Review

This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. To Helena Valencia, Miami was home. She had grown up there.

Kevin Murphy’s Presentation: Application and Lessons of Deming’s Perspective on Leadership

Deming Institute

After graduating from the Deming Scholars program at Fordham University he worked for GE Aircraft Engines. When GE decided to sell off the units providing engine and airframe accessory services, Kevin participated in a management buyout of the company that is now part of Triumph Accessory Services. It was not a statement against the many cases where using data is extremely valuable.

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 can do the job of just about anyone in the factory and can work most of the software the engineering guys use. He joined just after completing his BS in engineering and has had an excellent progression with the company. I will study hard and come back to really help this company grow.

Case Study: Should You Adjust Your Business Model for a Major Customer?

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. And he’d seen and heard about similar cases of misuse elsewhere. “There’s another one!”

Case Study: Should This Startup Take VC Money or Try to Turn a Profit?

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. Unable to solve their impossible problem, VV and Reza went out for a ride.

Case Study: Should You Rehire Someone Who Left for a Competitor?

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. Ram had led the technical analysis and design teams for their residential and commercial real estate projects, and Hari had overseen the small team of civil engineers in the field. Two of the civil engineers that Hari had been managing—Preeti Das and Tuli Khanna—had stepped up.

Case Study: Will Our Chinese Partner Copy Our Technology?

Harvard Business Review

The only person not applauding was Wang Xiguo, the engineer who had led the development of Prime's power train technology. Editor's Note: This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. Granted, we don't have a long history in cars like Nissan does, but our power electronics engineering is every bit as good. Lin chided Wang: "In any case, you overestimate our new partner.

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. Six months before, a third of Canadian Jet’s fleet had been grounded for a week owing to some engine safety concerns, causing a slew of cancellations and delays. She reminded them now of these other cases. “I’m Charlene Thompson reached for her phone on the nightstand.

Case Study: Can an Ethical Bank Support Guns and Fracking?

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’d been talking to the head of a Colorado engineering company that developed pumping systems used in hydraulic fracturing—fracking—and wanted to expand into making the polymers, emulsions, and surfactants the industry relied on.

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. He renamed his company and put a team of engineers to work solving the product’s mechanical, food safety, cost, and design flaws. Someone suggested that they advise the New York attorney general’s office to initiate a case against him for stock price manipulation.

Four Tips on Hiring an SEO Agency for Your Startup

Strategy Driven

A strong visibility in search engines and the ability to showcase your expertise and knowledge about your industry online is key to building your customer base and improving customer retention and sales.

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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. She was an engineer and programmer. 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.

What a Mechanical Shark Can Teach Us About Leadership and Innovation

Leading Blog

He could have bawled out the engineers and technicians behind the mechanical prop, demanding that they somehow find a way to carry out his vision. O NE RECENT EVENING, exhausted after a long day of work, I collapsed into bed and turned on the television.

5 Marketing Tactics to Reach Your Demographic

Strategy Driven

Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Companies striving to connect with their target audience in the digital world must boost their website’s ranking in the search engines. It is important for businesses to promote the right message to the right customer.

Ethics Is Serious Business

Great Leadership By Dan

Building and maintaining physical infrastructure requires a certain kind of know-how, which we call engineering. Ethical dilemmas are at least as hard to resolve as engineering problems, and at least as urgent, particularly in our complex and fast-moving world. To illustrate this, we need look no further than one of the most famous case studies in professional ethics. It is a relatively straightforward matter to hire staff with engineering competence.

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Cyber security fatigue: what is it and how can your business avoid it?

Strategy Driven

Unfortunately, it is still the case that humans are the weak link in cyber security – and cyber fatigue has a role to play in this. Do not ignore reports of breaches in the news – these can be some of the most useful case studies.

Evergreen Content & SEO Traffic (Growth of 237,648 Visits)

Miles Anthony Smith

Evergreen Content Case Study: Why Long Form Content Performs Infinitely Better on Google’s Search Engine You’re probably wondering to yourself, “I don’t believe SEO works anymore.”

6 Effective Ways to Market Your Law Firm

Strategy Driven

Rather than writing a detailed list of your services, provide your readers with industry news, case studies, top legal tips, and information on successful cases, which you should promote across social media.

July 2016 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

The Institute for Corporate Productivity and ROI Institute have released the results of a new research study, which looks at positive trends and the state of human capital analytics. The study features case studies on Google, LinkedIn, HSBC, and Intel.”

Engaging Culture One Conversation At A Time

Tanveer Naseer

In the new edition, updated and expanded, Weisbord recasts some of his stories from management history, describes his recent work with collaborative teaming, and offers both updated and new cases. Weisbord encourages cultures that take a case-by-case approach, honouring Mary Parker Follett’s “law of the situation,” which not surprisingly focuses on what’s happening here and now. They fully describe each element, and provide case studies and actionable takeaways.

Employee Turnover Increasing | Navigator Newsletter #186

Chart Your Course

George is an industrial engineer. Studies from the Gallup organization show employees who have an above average attitude toward their work will generate 38 percent higher customer satisfaction scores, 22 percent higher productivity and 27 percent higher profits for their companies. This book is packed with loads of practical advice, tips, case studies, suggestions and examples that not only retain, but also engage and make your people as productive as possible.

The Big Picture of Business – Yesterdayism… Learning from the Past, Planning for the Future

Strategy Driven

The Old Became the New Again… The original speed for phonograph records, as invented in 1888, was 78-RPM, which engineers determined to be the most ideal for sound quality. Review case studies and their patterns for repeating themselves.

The Big Picture of Business: Yesterdayism… Learning from the Past, Planning for the Future.

Strategy Driven

The Old Became the New Again… The original speed for phonograph records, as invented in 1888, was 78-RPM, which engineers determined to be the most ideal for sound quality. Review case studies and their patterns for repeating themselves.

The Big Picture of Business- Evergreen Business Strategies. Digest of Take-Aways From 36 Articles.

Strategy Driven

Marketers might contend that the latest advertising campaign is equivalent to re-engineering the client company (though the two concepts are light years apart). If we document our own successes, then these case studies will make us more successful in the future.

To Help Others Develop, Start With Yourself

Marshall Goldsmith

He is a living case study from whom everyone at Dell is learning. His leadership team reversed the company’s poor image and engineered an amazing turnaround – ultimately becoming the Forbes’ most-admired company. Great leaders encourage leadership development by openly developing themselves. by Marshall Goldsmith.

Social Media Influence | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Like most things, building and maintaining your social media footprint should be engineered by design, but the truth is that most people allow it to be constructed by default.

Why do some talented executives fail?

Coaching Tip

Please note that the following stories of real-life individuals illustrate a "pure case" of the behavior in question. Although these stories are actually quite interesting, please do not make the mistake of comparing yourself to those worst case examples.

The Big Picture of Business – Achieving the Best by Preparing for the Worst: Lessons Learned from High-Profile Crises, part 3 of 4

Strategy Driven

Effective Crisis Handling, Case Studies. So also should diversity, branding, quality, marketing, re-engineering and other important processes. This is regarded as a premiere textbook case of quality crisis management. Crises can and will happen to good organizations.

45 Ways to Improve Your Customer Churn Rate

The Kini Group

Reverse engineer the process using the patterns and trends you uncovered in step one. Create FAQ content in case they run into issues and need help immediately. Make them the hero of your case studies. Customer churn rate is a big problem for big businesses.

To Develop Others, Start With Yourself

Marshall Goldsmith

He is a living case study from whom everyone at Dell is learning. His leadership team reversed the company's poor image and engineered an amazing turnaround. Listen to what General Mills CEO Steve Sanger recently told 90 of his colleagues: 'As you all know, last year my team told me that I needed to do a better job of coaching my direct reports. I just reviewed my 360- degree feedback. I have been working on becoming a better coach for the past year or so.

StrategyDriven Welcomes Hank Moore | StrategyDriven

Strategy Driven

Hank has provided senior level advising services for more than 5,000 client organizations (including 100 of the Fortune 500), companies in transition (startup, re-engineering, mergers, going public), public sector entities, professional associations and non-profit organizations. This book contains original case studies in which the author was directly involved, not a rehash of others that have appeared elsewhere.

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Forget Brand Preference – Win the Brand Relevance War

Strategy Driven

Detailed with more than two dozen case studies, Brand Relevance lays out the four key tasks required to attain brand relevance: Finding New Concepts. There are two ways to compete in existing markets – gaining brand preference and making competitors irrelevant. Brand Relevance.

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