Moving new leaders from Functional Experts to Business Thinkers
A Fortune 100 Technology multinational conglomerate company that produces a variety of commercial andconsumer products, engineering services, and aerospace systems for a wide variety of customers, from private consumers to major corporations and governments.With more than 132,000 employees worldwide, they have an unrelenting commitment to quality, productivity and growth.
Siksha’s challenge was to move new leaders from Functional Experts to Business Thinkers and assist in creating an intrapreneurial culture in the organization. Newly identified leaders in the organization had to realign to deliver on certain keysubjects including, steering global projects with tangible business revenue and move ideas to production with clear understanding of financial implications.
The Approach &Solution
Team Siksha planned the program after conducting one-on-one interviews with the sponsors andstakeholders to understand the organizational and business objectives. A qualitative and quantitative assessment was done with every participant and a personal dossier was created for each identified leader. Further to this assessment, Siksha Celemi Enterprise Business Simulationwas rolled out to the participants.
An individual dossier – aligned to defined competencies and indicating the tangible shift over a 3 month period was developed by Siksha. In addition, team Siksha facilitated the learning into tangible business results by being project coach for the global projects.
Siksha Celemi Enterprise Business Simulation has become mandatory for every batch of identified leaders. Global acceptance of projects has increased, in turn translating them into dollor opportunities for the organization. There was a clear emergenceof Business Thinkers& Leaders who are aligned to holistic business understanding.