CREDENTIALS

We have been working for a large number of medium-sized and internationally grown companies
for more than 20 years.

 

Extract from our industry experience:

InternaTIONAL NETWORK & Co-OPERATION

With locations in Hamburg, Mülheim and Shanghai, CONBEN supports customers in Germany, China and Southeast Asia. In addition, CONBEN has an international network and collaborates with close co-operation partners in the following countries for many years:

  • France
  • Belgium
  • Netherlands
  • Portugal
  • Hungary
  • Switzerland

CONBEN is a certified Trait Map® partner.

SELECTED CREDENTIALS & ASSIGNMENTS ASIA

LARGE AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLIER - IMPLEMENTATION OF MATRIX ORGANIZATION / REDUCTION OF FLUCTUATIONS

Challenges

  • Very rapid growth in Asia (production and sales)
  • Implement international matrix organisation in Asia (matrix approach “contrary” to Asian concept of hierarchy)
  • Risk of major fluctuations in Chinese conurbations

 CONBEN Intervention

  • Workshops with board members: mutual understanding of the actual situation, develop objectives and the path from the actual to the target situation; team building
  • Management training: supporting young managers in day-to-day management and employee relationships
  • Team coaching & workshops: clear information flow and decision-making processes in the matrix; communication training, “managing staff without disciplinary responsibility” 

Achievements & Client Feedback

  • Board members have developed from lone warriors into a team
  • Managers act more professionally in day-to-day management and feel more secure; this greater feeling of being at ease has strengthened the bonds of managers, and consequently of the employees, to the company

CONSUMER DURABLES INDUSTRY – PREMIUM BRAND

Challenges

  • Making strategic decisions for the European premium brand on the Chinese market; both in terms of production and sales
  • Variety of cultures: China & Europe; East & West China (multiple locations); production & sales – felt to be strained
  • Tensions in the management team; heavy load on European managing director, to whom a great deal was “delegated upwards”

 CONBEN Intervention

  • Workshops with managing director and senior management team: Development of a common team ethic as well as clarification of the roles and expectations of the individual team members
  • Management training: support for management to strengthen their staff so that they are able to take more responsibility and initiative in resolving challenges between different locations/departments

Achievements & Client Feedback

  • Better cooperation within the management team with the development of a greater understanding for one another
  • Improved cooperation between key departments
  • Managing director has more freedom to deal with strategic issues

CONTACT

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Tel.: +49 40 53 27 77 45
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69 82 36 64

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