Management Case study - Nestlé Waters - The Essentials of Management
This organisation, part of the Nestlé global business, was in a period of consolidation after several years of rapid acquisition-led growth. Its traditional hierarchical masculine management style was serving it poorly when it came to meeting the challenges of fostering innovation, developing talent and dealing with environmental concerns and the prospect of increased local competition. What was identified was the need to address the way managers interacted with other people in the organisation and how everyone went about their day-to-day work. Working in partnership with Nestlé Waters learning and development colleagues, we have designed this suite of programmes, which contains discrete modules for managers at different levels. The modules include -
It aims to equip them with the understanding of their management role and to develop the skills required to drive excellent performance through others. Originally an open programme, the Essentials of Management has now been incorporated within the Nestlé Waters LEAN initiative, known as Nestlé Continuous Excellence (NCE) and has been delivered throughout the world.
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