achieving SYNERGY Case Studies

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<ul><li><p>CASESTUDIES</p><p>AileenArmstrong,founderofachievingSYNERGY</p></li><li><p>PROJECTTEAM</p><p>AFinancialInstitutionrequiredtheirexistingITsystemtobereviewedandupdatedforfutureneeds.Itwasamajorcapitalproject,withprojectteammembersbeingdrawnfromarangeoffunctionalareas.Theteamwasnotanaturalteamastheyhadtooperatewithintheiroperationalandprojectrolesconcurrently.</p><p>Problem:Theteamneededtoformandproblemsolvequickly.Plusquicklygainsupportfromavarietyofcompanystakeholders.</p><p>Oncethecurrentsituationandproblemwasunderstoodtheteamneededtodeveloppracticalrecommendations.</p><p>Action:HBDIandWholeBrainthinkingframeworkwasused.</p><p>Results:Teammembersgottoknowandunderstandoneanotherswiftly.</p><p>Quicklyformedcohesiveandhighlyproductiveteam.</p><p>Highlyusefulframeworkwhichcouldbeusedinavarietyofcontexts.</p><p>WBTallowedforinfluenceupwards,directlyresultedintheacceptanceoftheirrecommendations.</p><p>98%ofrecommendationswereacceptedbytheboard.</p><p>TheprojectteamstatedthatnootherteamhadsomanyrecommendationsacceptedbytheBoard.</p></li><li><p>SMALLCOMPANY</p><p>Problem:</p><p>Smallcompanywithahighstaffturnoverandlowteamcohesion.</p><p>Action:</p><p>Conductedafun,shorteventwiththemtheAmazingScavengerRace.</p><p>Results:</p><p>Teamandcompanyidentitystrengthenedthroughanenjoyablesharedexperience.</p><p>Eventwasreferredtooftenasapositivetouchstone.</p><p>Increasedteamcommunicationandrelationshipstrength.</p></li><li><p>LEADERSHIPCOACHING</p><p>Situation:Anexperiencedleaderwasmovedtoanestablishedteam.</p><p>Sheneededtoestablishherleadershippositionwithintheteamquickly(e.g.respect,communicationandgettingtoknowtheteam).</p><p>Theteamknewtherewasaneedforsomestafftobemaderedundant.</p><p>Moraleandproductivityneededtobemaintainedorideallyimprovedwhilstthisoccurred.</p><p>Action:Helpestablishtheleaderspositionwithintheteamwhilstdevelopingtheleaderandteamatthesametime.</p><p>Results:TheteamlovedthemonthlyActionableConversationsastheyprovidedawaytolearnnewskillsandstrengthenindividual,teamandleadersrelationship.</p><p>Theindividualswhowererequiredtoleavetheorganisation(duetodecliningmarketconditionsnotduetoperformance)lefttheorganisationwantingtoreturntotheteamandleaderwhenthemarketconditionsimproved(andtheydidrejointheteamlater).</p><p>Loyalty,engagementandteamstrengthwasstrengthened.Morale(andproductivity)increasedduringdecliningmarketconditionsandwidespreadredundancies.Integratedrobustcommunicationprocesseswerecreatedthatwerehighlyvaluedbyteammembers.</p><p>CommentwasmadebytheLeaders'ManageryourteamistheATeam!</p></li><li><p>CONTACT</p><p>"ActionableConversationshavetransformedourteam:wearenowmorecohesive,stronger,andmoreeffective.EachActionableConversationshelpsusreflectonourprogressandgrowasateamandasindividualleaders."</p><p>MichaelHansen,HeadofSupplyChain,Clough</p><p>"WorkingwithAileenandachievingSYNERGYwasa5outof5experienceforus.WeengagedAileentofacilitateaTeamManagementSystemsworkshopforus.Aileensimultaneouslyconfrontedandencouragedusandtheresulthasbeenthatwenowhaveamuchbetterunderstandingofthewayweworkasateamandcannowfocusongettingtheworkdoneandachievingresults."</p><p>DanielHigh,CityofPerth</p><p>Pleasedon'thesitatetocontactAileenandtheachievingSYNERGYteamforaconfidentialchataboutyoursituation:</p><p>Tel:+61893162823</p><p>Mob:+61400406955</p><p>Email:aileen@achievingsynergy.com.au</p><p>Web:www.achievingsynergy.com.au</p></li></ul>