Team Effectiveness

Multinational Manufacturing Company

Challenge:

One of the world’s largest manufacturing companies, based in the Midwest of the U.S., had an opportunity to acquire an Israeli firm with key technology, distribution, and market share. Importantly, the Israeli firm had access to markets in China and India that the U.S. firm did not have. The U.S.-based management team were eager to move quickly on the deal as part of their top-line growth M&A strategy; however, they were concerned about the integration of the Tel Aviv-based organization. This smaller firm was a Kibbutzim, a close-knit, family-run company with its own unique culture (both corporate and Israeli). The US firm, with its global procedures, policies, and systems, needed to tread carefully with this smaller, more entrepreneurial and collective company, so as to not overwhelm and push out its people.

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Global Professional Services Firm

Challenge:

A global professional services firm with 160,000+ employees in over 150 countries was challenged with creating a cohesive team environment for a newly formed 60-member team of senior leaders. The team was formed rather quickly and members were located in multiple locations around the world. It was highly unlikely that the team would ever meet physically, but it was critical that the team was able to work closely together in a virtual environment.

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Automotive Components Supplier

Challenge:

As part of its reorganization, a global product leader in powertrain solutions decided to merge its historically separate R&D teams, based in the US, Germany and Korea, into one global R&D team. Nearly a decade of separation had resulted in significant differences in process and approach among the geographies, causing conflicts within the newly formed global team. The firm sought Aperian Global’s help in bridging the cultural gaps between the teams and improving their effectiveness as a global team.

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Japanese Pharmaceutical Company

Challenge:

A few years after acquiring its US subsidiary, a Japanese pharmaceutical company made the decision to globalize its R&D functions in order to streamline internal processes and increase revenue. The company asked for Aperian Global’s assistance in providing guidance and expertise to support the successful integration of the US and Japanese research teams.

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