Leadership Development Case Studies
Learn How Otter Tail and Polaris Drive Business Transformation
MDA supports organizations with business transformation by aligning their business and talent strategy and leveraging best practice solutions. Read this Twin Cities Business article to learn how we supported Otter Tail Corporation and Polaris Inc. with this important work, leading to extraordinary growth and success for both organizations. Read the article here.
How Bench Strength Experience Helped the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Identify and Develop its Top Talent
Given our inherent barriers for predicting talent success, it’s no wonder many organizations struggle identifying the high potentials they need to strengthen their leadership bench. This case study dives into the dilemma of a perceived lack of leadership bench strength faced by the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation (HBFF). Together, MDA and HBFF landed on piloting MDA’s Bench Strength Experience, a comprehensive, industry-leading assessment and development program designed to give clients critical insight into the depth, breadth, and diversity of their leadership talent—and provide participants with an unmatched learning and development journey.
Case Study – How Bench Strength Experience Helped the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Identify and Develop its Top Talent (402 KB)
Leading Organizational Transformation: The View from the Top
As companies of all types and sizes are battered by the waves of changing technology, customer demands, and threats from potential disruptors, how can executives successfully transform their organizations? Organizational transformation can be daunting, but readily attainable, through strong leadership and solid change management practices, according to a panel of highly respected CEOs. Learn their seven organizational and personal success factors here.
Case Study – Leading Organizational Transformation: The View from the Top (2063 KB)
A Construction Firm and Community Bank Share Best Practices for Accelerating High Potentials
Organizations need their next generation of leaders to assume greater leadership scope, responsibility, and complexity at a rate faster than their predecessors. Much will be asked of these future leaders. The concern is, of course, are they ready? What do proven experiences look like that truly prepare high potentials to meet and exceed expectations? Read how two leading organizations—Mortenson and Dacotah Bank—are tackling this important work and walk away with eight best practices that will increase the ultimate impact and sustainability of your high-potential program.
Case Study – Accelerating Your High Potentials’ Preparedness to Lead (1793 KB)
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