Talent Strategy 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.
Polaris Case Study: The Predictive Potential of Assessment
Joe Wollan, Director of Talent Acquisition, Polaris, describes how talent assessment plays a critical role in the success of their business strategy. You’ll walk away with new ideas to strengthen your organization’s assessment strategy, scale assessments cost effectively at lower levels, and leverage the latest in talent analytics.
Case Study – Polaris Case Study: The Predictive Potential of Assessment (351 KB)
C.H. Robinson: Leveraging Assessment to Create a World-Class Leadership Culture
Leading organizations leverage assessment to create a world-class leadership culture. Here C.H. Robinson explains how they created a global leadership strategy designed to identify, develop and retain high-potential employees; create a strong leadership bench; and develop the next generation of diverse leaders who empower teams to deliver exceptional results.
Case Study – C.H. Robinson: Leveraging Assessment to Create a World-Class Leadership Culture (158 KB)
How MDA Leadership helped Sleep Number identify and develop the leaders responsible for its record-breaking results
While several factors have contributed to Sleep Number’s success, the company’s leadership credits in particular an ongoing, decade-long effort to unite employees behind a vision to improve peoples’ lives through personalized—and better—sleep experiences. To get there, Sleep Number, with MDA’s help, needed to identify and develop leaders capable of achieving transformative cultural and business results. Learn how they did it.
Predicting Success: How ARS Identified High-Performing General Managers to Drive Business Growth
ARS approached MDA Leadership to improve performance consistency and business growth across its geographic footprint based on the leadership capabilities and impact of its General Managers (GMs). By smartly and effectively identifying those most likely (and least likely) to succeed as GMs, ARS is now much better prepared to achieve predictable business success and enjoy a higher likelihood of long-term, sustainable growth. Learn how they did it.
Case Study – Predicting Success: How ARS Identified High-Performing General Managers to Drive Business Growth (773 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)
Assessment Becomes Critical Component in High-Growth Organizations
With companies facing a record pace of leader retirements and talent shortages, they need sophisticated assessment-driven strategies to identify top talent and accelerate leader development. Learn how Ecolab and Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. are leveraging assessment to accomplish their ambitious business goals.
Case Study – Assessment Becomes Critical Component in High-Growth Organizations (1603 KB)
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