Hewlett PackardExecutive Development Across Global Divisions

Organizations with operations on several continents face special challenges when it comes to ensuring that executives have the skills they need to work effectively with counterparts in other countries. Hewlett-Packard’s Asia-Pacific group sought GuruMaker’s help to improve:

  • Executive presence
  • Listening and empathy
  • Team leadership
  • Cross-cultural communications

GuruMaker coaches led HP executives through two- and three-day customized training workshops drawing upon their experience in global business and organizational dynamics, research in behavioral sciences, psychology, anthropology, linguistics, communication theory and the dramatic arts. Participants:

  • Gained a greater awareness of their own personal leadership style
  • Refined essential management skills such as hiring and team building
  • Improved communication for executive briefings, change management and integration