Chateau Suduiraut | MERCK | HSE Retreat | Safety & Leadership | Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) People are key for the growth of any business by now. Especially if you are a major in Pharma. But how to boost their impact on the full organisation? That is the question! Building the right context, thinking sociology of organisation, defeating resistance, thinking different, ... a challenging and friendly day in the marvellous Sauternes region ...
Fontainebleau | CEDEP | Leading Fortissimo Event - Henry/Gillet Duet | When the world class pianist Yves Henry comes to talk innovation & leadership with us, he usually brings with him a few surprises. This time, it was his latest record - a first in the history of music: only transcriptions for piano of orchestral works. The challenge is to reproduce all the effects of a full orchestra, with a piano, a pianist (with obviously 2 hands... just 2 hands ;-). Franz Listz did
Fontainebleau | Valeo | Cedep | Change & Innovation at work | When CEDEP (executive education “Club”, on INSEAD Campus and often referred to as “exec education best kept secret”) want to add a bit of “change & Innovation” spice to their top programmes, they choose not only the best tutors, but also the ones who can inspire clients who already rank amongst the most efficient and innovative in the world, like Valeo, the car equipment world leader. Christophe Gillet planted th
Fontainebleau | Brambles | Change for Leaders Do you know these guys? Each time you see in a warehouse a blue palette, you can be sure that you are in front of one of theses 650 millions blue pieces of wood they move permanently all around the globe. The cream of the cream in supply chain management. And these wizzards are at CEDEP, for an original executive development programme, designed by them by the famous ‘master of marketing’ Frank Azimont from Lyon. Participants c
Fontainebleau | INSEAD | Orange | Design Thinking Applied to Organisations | Honoured to work with my fellow Loic Sadoulet for one day with a team of Orange Group executives. On the menu: Design thinking for corporates (the genuine 4step Ideo model), organisation vs structure (a bit of sociology to warm-up) and the application part: redesigning an organisation... in practice. Nice time and perfect condistency with Frank Petetin (The Horse Whisperer) session, at the Poney Cl
Bruxelles | Bristol Myers Squibb | Change as the New Normal | Great moment today with the board of BMS Benelux to follow up on previous sessions at Cedep in Fontainebleau. From understanding the basics if change to putting transformation to work. Great people, great actionable learning experience, under the leadership of Christophe Herold, head of learning for BMS ...
Cloud | UNOW | Innovation de Rupture | Great opportunity to contribute to Philippe Silberzahn's MOOC on Disruptive Innovation (The MOOC version of his best selling book "Relevez le Défi de l'Innovation de Rupture"), especially when it's designed by UNOW, the french leader of the MOOC industry. Great team and special treatment "On the Psy sofa" for a testimonial on what makes disruption difficult, what are the signs that disruption is coming, what to do to cope with it, ... I
Understanding Power & Hierarchy, Dealing with Rules & Procedures, Building Trust, Acquiring the fundamentals of Empowerment, Developing collaboration. 5 Topics, treated in a straight-to-the-point way, to help managers avoid burn-out in these tough times. Based on the famous book Lost in Management by François Dupuy, the reference in Sociology of Organisations, we (F. Dupuy, P. Silberzahn, B. Rousset, C. Gillet) designed and developed a new learning tool that we've named a BO