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Newsletter

Dear All,

this is the first version of our new "Servant Leadersip Newsletter".

With this newsletter we will inform you about actual initiatives and news.

If you want to share anything or give some feedback please contact Pascale Lagarde (pascale.lagarde@araymond.com).

Servant Leadership:

AT ARaymond, we are convinced that it is important to move toward a new leadership mindset. Management needs to become more collaborative and people-focused.

According to Robert K. Greenleaf, "The servant leader is servant first... It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, to serve first. That person is sharply different from one who is leader first. The difference manifests itself in the care taken by the servant-first to make sure that other people´s highest priority needs are being served. A servant leader focuses primarily on the growth and well-being of people and the communities to which they belong. The servant leader shares power, puts the needs of others first and helps people develop and preform as highly as possible."

We characterize this leadership with the following sentence: "What I can do for my team rather than what my team can do for me." We expect that our servant leaders follow the management pillars which are listening, taking care, dialogue, delegating, encouraging and trust, in order to convey this approach to their team members.

Statistics

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310 managers & leaders have been invited to the program between Oct. 2013 and March 2016. They come from different countries, functions, managing levels and generations! Here with the representation of function of the 310 participants.
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Feedback of the participants

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Evaluation realized after 16 groups in collaboration with BPI-Group

What did you learn or discover during the program? - The most significant items:

  • I learned about myself, self-awareness through MBTI profile
  • I discovered new colleagues - new community - diversity is powerful (profile and countries)
  • The Servant Leadership mind for ARaymond. The values and culture for new organization alignment.
  • The benefits of Servant Leadership approach: more communication, delegation, mediation, listening, tools and methods to solve problems, new attitudes to collaborate with my team.

Group 27, Session 1

Tuesday, Oct. 13th, 8:30pm

Cours Berriat

Grenoble, RA

Group 27 is looking forward to the first session!

Don´t forget to visite Servant Leadership group on Share platform! - Videos of Jürgen Trefzer, Franck Simon and Pierpaolo Carena are coming up.

For watching Jürgen´s video click on the link below his photo

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For watching Franck´s video click on the link below his photo

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For watching Pierpaolo´s video click on the link below his photo

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If there are problems to connect Share please don´t hesitate to contact us!