Organizational and Leadership Development

Individual, Team and Organizational Assessments

Assessment tools can help individuals and their managers assess technical and interpersonal competencies in order to build greater leadership capacity and increase productivity within organizations. Tools, such as Emergenetics ®, Leadership Profile Inventory, conflict styles assessment, and 360 degree feedback tools, are readily available to provide such insight.

Process Design and Facilitation

ADR Vantage has senior level facilitators available to design and facilitate a wide array of meetings, discussions, board and staff retreats, and other large gatherings. The team of facilitators is comprised of highly skilled trainers as well, so they can offer a wide complement of training and facilitation skills to meet the needs of each group. Some of the specialty areas include: Strategic Visioning and Planning, Change Management, Group Crisis Intervention, and Multi-Cultural Facilitations. This technique uses visual images to help participants vision, plan, and create change. Graphic facilitation stimulates creativity, invigorates meetings, and guides groups toward action.

Management Training and Action Learning

Managing employees and teams effectively is a cornerstone of successful ventures in all industry sectors. Yet, few leaders are born, most are cultivated through training, action learning and mentoring. ADR Vantage can create action learning teams and offer coaching services to clients. Teaching managers how to be more effective through performance measures and management coaching is a major focus.

Change and Transition Management

Change is an evitable process in today’s workplace environment, both public and private. Ensuring that change occurs with minimal disruption requires an effective transition management approach. Based on the model developed by William Bridges, the ADR Vantage team helps executives “bridge” the gap between old and new.

Teaming, Partnering, and Relationship Management

With creation of more joint ventures and business partnerships, the need for effective partnering or alliance forming has emerged as a critical business and business-government contracting tools. Recognizing the role of a relationship manager in the partnership process has helped joint ventures flourish. ADR Vantage provides partnering and facilitation services for business, transportation, and government leaders seeking to formulate and strengthen their alliances. ADR Vantage also assists clients in updating their organization's strategic plan and mission statement. The firm facilitates senior staff retreats, leadership teams, and visioning sessions for all industry sectors.

Public Policy and Public Participation

As state and local governments and public transportation agencies have broadened the public outreach and policy development process, ADR Vantage has developed a family of services to meet the changing needs. Our team can assist public officials design and implement more expansive, inclusive opportunities for citizen input. Examples of those processes include: Public forums and other formal public meetings, consensus-based convening processes, policy dialogues, and community visioning sessions.

Executive Coaching

ADR Vantage works on a one-on-one basis with managers and executives to help them improve their effectiveness with employees, through their decision-making approaches and communication styles. Coaches work with each client to develop objectives and opportunities for observation and feedback. Additionally, our coaches also create group coaching sessions where appropriate to promote internal support across organizations. Training on how to coach effectively is also an integral component.

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