Gambro Dasco is a planning and production firm specializing in medical dialysis devices. To create the right conditions for continued growth, the company implemented a program to strengthen team leaders’ Emotional Intelligence. To initiate the project, Gambro Dasco’s Human Resources Manager, Sara Boldrini needed to secure funding for the effort, so the HR department became [...]
CIBA Specialty Chemical is engaged in a major change initiative — and using emotional intelligence to accelerate the process. The commitment to EQ assisted the CIBA team to achieve important business goals — for example, over two years, productivity increased by 18% while simultaneously reducing complaints by 73%.
How does emotional intelligence development fit in a highly successful, fast-paced industrial/manufacturing business? Quad/Graphics is committed to maintaining their people-centered culture — so EQ is a vital asset for their leaders. Background Quad/Graphics (www.qg.com) is a highly innovative printing company; established in 1971 in Wisconsin, the company now has 12,000 employees. The mission is “We [...]
Six Seconds Network member Joy Palmer and COO Joshua Freedman collaborated to assist the IFC / World Bank Group in a valuable program for high potential leaders. Enhancing People Leadership at the International Finance Corporation Background: IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, invests in private companies operating in developing countries. As IFC has [...]
Committed to continuously improving safety, a leading chemical manufacturer launched a new safety program. Where most efforts to improve industrial safety rely on procedures and regulation to drive change, this initiative was developed using the research and principles of Emotional Intelligence (EQ). Instead of more legislation, this program set out to inspire people to act [...]