Case Studies

Southern Methodist University Press Release

Southern Methodist University Press Release

Leadership Mechanics supports SMU COX MBA students Leadership Development with outstanding sessions!

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Japan Workshop

Japan Workshop

Leadership Mechanics, in association with The Japanese Management Association, conducted the first Leadership Challenge workshop in Japan. This workshop included a wide variety of participants, includind representatives from Sony, Erickson, General Electric, Asahi Breweries, and others. With 32 participants, the program was at first challenging for all, and by the program conclusion, the group had rallied behind the Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership, themselves, and each other. This was a significant, first launch of The Leadership Challenge content in Japan.

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The Leadership Challenge for the Registered Nurse

The Leadership Challenge for the Registered Nurse

In a stressful work environment punctuated by low job satisfaction and high turnover, one hospital’s surgical unit undertook the training of The Leadership Challenge. After 18 months of applying the guiding practices of TLC, the surgical unit’s annual turnover rate for RNs went from 48% to 17. The unit’s job satisfaction surveys showed an increase of 14% of RNs who would recommend their organization as a good place to work and an increase of 10% who said they want to stay at least three more years.

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The Staubach Company Uses The Leadership Challenge to Improve Its Winning  Ways

The Staubach Company Uses The Leadership Challenge to Improve Its Winning Ways

The Staubach Company, a market-leading real estate advisory firm undertook a leadership development program throughout the organization over a 5-year period. Initially, the Leadership Council of 40 regional presidents participated in Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI), a 360-degree leadership assessment tool. Ultimately, over 1,000 of the company’s leaders took the LTI and participated in The Leadership Challenge training.

As a result of these initiatives, a statistical validation study identified a positive statistical
correlation between LPI scores and revenue production among the company’s real estate
professionals. Following were other positive outcomes:

  • The Staubach Company was named the best mid-sized business to work for in the Dallas/Fort Worth metro area
  • The Houston office experienced an average 15 percent annual revenue increase each year over the course of the LPI rollout. 
  • In the Chicago office, 70 percent of the leaders within the office increased their overall LPI scores.

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