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Boeing / Leadership Capability

Boeing / Leadership Capability

The Locations:
Boeing Australia head office –Brisbane. Also operational site at Amberley, Canberra, Williamtown and Oakey.

The Task:

Deliver a leadership development program appropriate for an Australian workforce
Total Leadership Group: 700 + leaders (including emerging leaders, frontline leaders, middle management, project Leaders, senor and executive Leaders)
Reinforce the importance of high quality, effective leadership in parallel with good management
Coach individuals in recognizing and addressing their personal leadership challenges and development goals.

Key Project Differentiators/Challenges

Alignment of Australian/U.S./Military leadership archetypes and models
Mixed U.S./Australian workforce
Strong engineering culture / strong technical focus for many leaders

What We Did:

Liaised closely with OD / Change Manager
Delivered a strong and defensible leadership development program that mapped back to the organisation’s values
Participated in active evaluation of the program / Implemented improvement change as identified
Carefully interpreted and integrated Parent Company’s model and mapped back to it
Ran 70 + programs. Over a 12 month period
Each program consisting of 2 x 2 day Modules and 2 x 1:1 Coaching sessions for each participant
Coached for specific application / engaged Sponsors in this process where possible>
Action Learning methodologies were used as a vehicle for creating change/new behaviour/new results
Kept concepts strong and simple>
Overtly recognised that leadership and management are complementary and essential – valued management

The Results:

Positive feedback post program from majority of participants (>80%)
Coaching session identified as critical in the success of the program
Significant improvements in organisational “metrics” relating to morale and employee engagement
Measurable improvements in leader’s performance, particularly at team level