Success Stories

THE SYNGENTA MERGER

A merger naturally produces a fair share of problems. Employees of the merging companies maintaining separate identities, conflicts over ways of working, fear of further retrenchments, perceptions of a leadership vacuum, low morale and disillusionment, poor and insufficient communication. Syngenta, a merger of Zeneca and Novartis agro-pharmaceuticals, was no different. What was different, though, was .. read more

LAFARGE ALUMINATES

It took a helluva lot of courage for top managers at Lafarge Aluminates to face their fears and abseil down the quarry face into the waiting dinghy in the water below, maybe less so to raft down the gentle waters of the Vaal River above Stonehenge River Lodge. And then again in 2003, they faced .. read more

SPOORNET STRATEGY & SYSTEMS: BUILDING TRUE COMMUNITY

Driving with a blindfold is not easy at the best of times! Yet that is what was one of the skills required of top managers of Spoornet Strategy & Systems Department, on a Leadership Development workshop in the Waterberg. IN addition, all approximately 260 members of the department were taken through a 3 day Building .. read more

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