Case studies

Strategy for the precious: case study

- In this profession the older you get, the more people trust you. Clients want to come back to them. But we have no strategy around these most precious ones. How can we keep them? – asked one of the HR Business Partners, a respectable...

Successful abroad: case study

There were so many things she wanted to know about. She had already stumbled on the subtle relationships at work and felt that she interrupted their equilibrium. She was a successful, influential manager – this was the reason why she was offered a new position...

Empowered – brave women at work: case study

- They say they don’t want to use bad words when ladies are around – so we don’t get invited to management meetings. – Even if you are managers yourself? – We can get the briefing later. – How do you build your credibility? How...

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Retired too early: case study

- I hate it when people unexpectedly retire. It’s as if they jumped a parachute – they just disappear from the plane. But what is more troublesome – how can we possibly find someone to fill in their place? – this HR Business Partner was...

The right candidate: case study

When he entered the room and started talking, everyone understood he was not yet ready for the position he was aiming at. This intelligent and hardworking finance manager had been strongly recommended by the Polish organization for the role of the Finance Director in the...

Long term relationship: case study

– Es ist uns wichting, langfristige Beziehung aufzubauen. – It was also important for them to make sure that they do not commit a serious mistake by going out of the headquarters in Germany to look for local suppliers in Poland and the neighboring countries....

Opportunities of change: case study

We have got rid of the hierarchical structures. From now on, people will work directly with their colleagues from Czech Republic and Romania. – Just like that? – I asked. Just like that. – Now, they can surely expect some shock when they learn about...

Diversity can be fun… for a group of 100+ : case study

- We need it to be fun! – they stated, as we talked about what they are planning for the Diversity Week. This renowned organization from the chemical industry had run such feasts already twice. – But we were not as successful as we wanted...

Working internationally – both inside and outside: Case study

– Prevention is better than intervention – they said while planning their workforce in a new, shared service center to be based in northern Poland. Scandinavian countries are recognized for their intercultural awareness and this company was the proof of that good reputation. The employees...


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