Service / Fostering corporate culture

Nourishing corporate culture

The organization places customers at the center, and works collaboratively in the work required to do so.

In organizations that have realized empowerment, the members are linked through trust, where they are encouraged to have a fluid exchange of opinions, and to not fear failure. In order to maximize the value provided to customers, they continuously work on improving performance, so they can reach ever higher levels of productivity, as a team.

Supporting the creation of relationships promoting collaboration

In order to become a high performance team, there is a need to have each individual have a sense of being able to comfortably communicate, feeling they are accepted by the team, where there is mutual trust and respect. In order to do so, we will nourish members so they have a greater understanding of each other, and have a safe organization, where they can hold open discussions.

Example of this program

Team values of linking people and organization

Outline

In order to realize the company vision and mission, this requires a new type of collaboration. This new collaboration links each person, with the axis being team values, enabling this new collaboration. Team values mean that in all activities, these stipulate the behaviors of the team members, such as how you work, how you treat each other. These team values are not granted by someone, but are the values shared and understood among all team members, and is discussed and created.

Duration

1 – 2days program

Audience

This is executed by organization or team units. Appropriate number of participants : TBD

Expected deliverables

  • Understand why the organization’s vision, mission and values are important
  • Share the organization’s vision, and define the mission in your own words
  • Through understanding mutual values, agree upon the organizational team values, and put them into a code of conduct
  • Further increase mutual understanding

Program

Theme Contents
Reason why organizations who share vision, values and mission are successful
  • Value to business, by clarifying the vision, mission and values
  • Impact created by linking individual and organizational values
Share organizational vision and reconfirm mission
  • Share direction organization wants to take, and the stance desired
Clarify team values
  • What I consider to be the purpose of the organization
  • Links between team values and organization’s behavior model
  • Question the clarification of the organizational team values
  • Consider and share individual values
  • Define organizational team values
  • Actions to realize team values
Action plan for practicing team values
  • Create an action plan for practicing the organizational team values, in the workplace

High performance team building

Outline

This is a program where the team members become one in facing the issues in communication, while keeping in mind the team they envision, sharing the organization and team vision and strategy, in order to realize a high performance culture, where the organization or team provide major results.

Duration

1day program

Audience

This is executed by organization or team units. Appropriate number of participants : TBD

Expected deliverables

  • Close the emotional gaps, and further deepen mutual understanding
  • Share the team envisioned, and raise the commitment to realize that
  • Reflect on own actions, and clarify the contents of the actions required to become a high performance team

Program

Theme Contents
What is a high performance team?
  • Activity *
  • Reflect on the learnings from the activity
  • Understand the factors required in a high performance team
Envision the organization desired (what kind of organization/team you want to become)
  • Consider the values expected from the customer and society
  • Keeping the value chain in mind, confirm the purpose for your dept. to exist
  • Share the vision of a high performance team
Our challenges in realizing this
  • Pick up current obstacles to team collaboration
  • Consider communication and relationships required to become the ideal team
  • Based on the contents of the discussion, create the ground rules for the team, using the actions the team as a whole will take

* The activity can be provided through various programs, depending upon the circumstances and needs of the team.

High Performance Team

Leadership leading project to success

Outline

Through role playing situations that typically happen in projects, between those people working the project, this is a program to create common understanding and frame of mind towards the issues faced when proceeding with the project. You can expect to be able to manage conflict and improve communications with the project stakeholders.

Duration

1 – 2days program

Audience

For project leaders, project members. This is also effective by providing at units of organization or team.

Expected deliverables

  • Gain hints on how to maintain balance with the varying needs from the respective stakeholders
  • Understand the signs and symptoms of the potential pitfalls in a project
  • In order to make a course correction for a project in progress, in the field, analyze the status of the people related to the project and the stakeholders and consider the actions required for such
  • Deepen your own insight through repeatedly making decision as a team, to clarify the contents of the actions required of you, in order to work as a team

Contents

Simulation * (project role playing)

Observe difficult situations typically faced in projects, making decisions on how to deal with each issue, in order to lead to better results.

Ex.)

  • Main stakeholders are not involved enough・・・Do you get them more involved, or do you believe your own decisions?
  • New opportunities to study・・・Do you review the scope, or do you stick to the plan?
  • The project team is overworked・・・Do you speed up measures or do you make fundamental changes?

Understand the factors for project success

In order to realize maximum business value,

  • Project owner
  • Project team
  • End user

Maintain balance between the respective needs of the stakeholders

Application

Consider how to apply things learned to actual projects or work.

*Simulation
Introducing the simulation program ”Cayenne™”, developed by the Swedish company Celemi

What is Cayenne™

cayenne / CELEMI(R) SOLUTION PROVIDERA simulation for decision making as a team, on actions considered optimal, for the 30 issues* faced in doing the project.
The results of the decision are evident in the values for costs, timeline and business values.
Seek to achieve the best business value, without going over on timeline and costs.