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ALPHA ACTION LEARNING PROJECT

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Transcript of ALPHA ACTION LEARNING PROJECT

INTRODUCTIONS
ALPHA LEADERS ON CALL:
1. NAME
2. TITLE & BUSINESS UNIT
3. 2011 OR 2012 ALPHA
4. LEAN CERTIFICATION LEVEL (BRONZE,
SILVER, GOLD)

PROJECT EXPECTATIONS
1. Present in detail a robust problem statement
and recommended solutions based upon
research data & VOC/VOE
2. Use lean and innovation methodology & tools
to provide several viable solutions with
specific ROI measures as well as
opportunities for improvement or innovation
in any part of the business related to the
project
3. Encourage thinking "outside the box"
4. Develop business acumen & personal network
5. Journal personal learning/development

ACTION LEARNING PROJECTS & TEAM ASSIGNMENTS
Q&A and
NEXT STEPS
What questions do you have around
the projects, teams, goals, etc.?
ALPHA ACTION LEARNING
PROJECT LAUNCH

ALPHA ACTION LEARNING PROJECT
1. INTRODUCTIONS

2. DISCUSSION AROUND PROJECT EXPECTATIONS, GOALS,
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

3. PRESENTATION OF ACTION LEARNING PROJECTS

4. TEAM SELECTION & ROLE OF GOLD COACHES

5. Q&A AND NEXT STEPS

6. ONE LAST THING...

BUSINESS UNIT LEADERS ON CALL:
1. NAME
2. TITLE & BUSINESS UNIT
3. HOW LONG AT CON-WAY

WHAT IS
ACTION LEARNING?:
Action learning is a process for working on important business problems or opportunities in diverse teams to both develop the participants and improve the business.
A group of bright leaders working together on a real business issue that the company really wants addressed in a way that provides a great development experience for all.
Senior executive 'sponsors' who select and 'own' each problem or opportunity and is a resource throughout the project
Set clear team and individual goals to work on that are tracked throughout the project
Mid-point session where teams and sponsors meet to review progress and make any necessary mid-course corrections
Final session in which participants finalize their work and present for feedback
An executive presentation of learnings and results to senior leaders
A team coach to support process and work with individuals on development goals
Total elapsed time 3 - 6 months
BEST PRACTICES:
We got it all...and then some!
Have fun!
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Role of sponsors/coaches:
Support project team to gain clarity on the task, set group rules & protocols
Navigate project team through the organization, access to resources, bust road blocks
Facilitate the process, encourage productive dynamics
Challenge the team's thinking
Observe and provide feedback
Ask questions to help the team evaluate recommendations
PROJECTED TIMELINE:
1.
Action Learning Team Launch
-
12/2013 - 1/2014
Initial kick off call with large group
Individual small team kick off calls

2.
Generate Ideas, Shape Solutions & Conduct Validation Experiments -

2/2014 - 5/2014
Data gather, go look go see, etc.
Develop creative solutions
Create real world test of solutions
Fine tune recommendations
Develop proposals
Complete team and personal reflection
Create innovative high impact 20 minute team presentations for ELT
Conduct mid project and final check in with sponsors

3.
Final Outcomes
-
6/2014
Presentation of ALP and leadership learning's to ELT
ALPHA graduation
ACTION LEARNING PROJECTS
Control Enterprise Storage Growth
Executive Sponsors: Chris Richards & Hank Bartos

Team Sponsor: Praveen Sharabu

Business Unit: Inc./CES (Enterprise impact)

Lean Coach: Peter Clark


Right Sizing Maintenance Shops
Executive Sponsors: Tom Clark

Business Unit: Freight

Lean Coach: Andy McGuire
Problem Solving for Network Customer Defects
Executive Sponsors: Jeff Rivera & Neil Smith

Business Unit: Freight

Lean Coach: Brian McGowan
Truckload Sales Strategy & Methodology
Executive Sponsors: Saul Gonzalez
& Pete Montano

Business Unit: Truckload

Lean Coach: Andy McGuire
Staffing/Planning Model for Start Ups
Executive Sponsors: John Herb

Business Unit: Menlo

Lean Coach: Brian McGowan
Next Steps:
1. Action Learning Teams establish kick off call with executive/team
sponsors (Executive/Team Sponsors will schedule after kick off)

2. Establish project timeline and ongoing calls/meetings

3. Review Action Learning Tool Kit

4. Visit ALPHA SharePoint site for Action Learning (repository, tools,
support, etc.)
Diverse Project Teams Determined By:
Request from executive sponsor
Diversity of background, experience, skills, functional knowledge, etc.
Desire to "mix" up business units to drive perspective & acumen
Lean experience
ALPHA class year
Role of your Gold Coach:
1. At least two (2) formal meetings/calls with your team
to discuss lean strategy, tactics, etc.

2. Be 'on call' as needed to address concerns, bust road
blocks, share resources and provide feedback on
work

3. Ask thought provoking questions to drive team to
better overall result.

4. Gold coaches will be engaged in a separate
action learning project as a group
One last thing...
YOUR FINAL GO LOOK GO SEE
AND FINAL ASSESSMENT...
FREIGHT SERVICE CENTER, MIAMI
MARCH 4 - 7
LEAN LEADERSHIP COACHING TRAINING 2.0 PROVIDED BY SHARON & JOYCE, DYNAMIC LINKS INTL.
PRE-WORK - EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE COMPETENCY INVENTORY 360 (ECI)
RATER LIST DUE
JANUARY 2
ASSESSMENT LAUNCH
JANUARY 8 - 22
INDIVIDUAL RESULTS/FEEDBACK SESSIONS WITH SHARON & JOYCE (1.5 HOURS)
FEBRUARY
DEVELOPMENT PLANNING AROUND RESULTS DURING TRAINING SESSION
Emotional Intelligence Competency Inventory 360 (ECI)

Emotional Intelligence has proven to help build executive and leadership maturity and to enable high potentials to accelerate their growth and maturity. An emotional competence is a learned capability based on emotional intelligence that contributes to effective performance at work.

The ECI is a 360-degree tool designed to assess the emotional competencies of individuals and organizations based on the work of Dr. Daniel Goleman. The Emotional Intelligence Competency Inventory measures 18 competencies that have been shown to lead to success. These competencies are organized into four clusters: Self Awareness, Self Management, Social Awareness and Relationship Management.
Gold Coach Support...

Gold coaches will have scheduled
coaching sessions with Sharon/Joyce
from Dynamic Links through this ALP to help strategically guide the ALP groups.
Coaching for:
Specific challenges,
Concerns/questions
Development needs, and
Focus
Will be emailed to all following this call...
Includes:

Project Overview,
Detailed Timelines,
Action Learning Team breakdown,
Roles & Responsibilities,
Learning Outcomes,
Lean/Innovation Tools & Processes,
Guidelines for Presentation to Leadership,
Best Practices and
Suggested Personal Reflection Questions.
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