Improving Communication with Awareness
Managing an effective team is always tricky business. Sometimes employees just don't perform to their potential when put in certain teams. Maybe everyone isn't on the same page, maybe they don't know how to motivate each other, maybe an employee just doesn't fit in with the others. Whatever the challenge may be, you can use jobEQ's tools to build a better team.
One of our partners, Carl L. Harshman & Associates, Inc., was hired by a global company based in the Midwest United States to "fix" the leadership team. Specifically, the team's business leader was having trouble communicating and managing relationships with and between some of the team members. Using jobEQ's iWAM questionnaire, Harshman & Associates developed a coaching approach:
THE SECRET TO SUCCESS
The iWAM was able to uncover underlying issues that the employees weren't even aware of. Both the senior manager and the direct reports found the information and approach useful in deepening understanding of something that was generally “off the radar screen” and in finding ways to trigger synergies or avoid difficulties in the future.
After years of experience in HR consulting, Carl Harshman had this to say: “The iWAM has become a central tool in our approach to executive and leadership development as well as in the development of effective leadership teams. I wish there had been such an instrument available 20 years ago.”
Cultural Change Cases
The three basic questions concerning actions are: What is the goal? How will you know you have reached it? What will you do to get there?
If you want results like these, then become one of our partners or clients!
Model of Excellence
Many of the case studies on this page involve using a Model of Excellence. Find out if this method can be useful for your organization.
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