How to manage HQ/Local stakes with different action logics
Joanna is an executive “expat” from Paris to New York of a large manufacturing organization. Her major objective consisted in restructuring the local business unit by bringing more efficiency and processes, as well as a more reliable reporting to the Paris HQ.
Paris Headquarters wanted Joanna to implement the French processes, which were unfit for the US Organization. How could she deal successfully with such a dilemma?
The coach worked at first on the definition of a deep restructuring adapted to the US culture and in compliance with the French processes. Then the coach supported Joanna in the communication of such plan to the Paris HQ. Finally, they worked on the step by step communication and implementation of the plan to the US teams.