BCI

Supporting FIFE Team Development

BCI’s Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange (FIFE) department engaged Berlineaton to facilitate an all staff offsite meeting to reflect on past accomplishments and develop a plan for the future of the department.

A Profound Experience

BCI engaged Berlineaton to facilitate an all staff offsite meeting. The purpose of this meeting was to take a ‘pit stop’ and give FIFE’s staff an opportunity to take a step back from their work to reconnect, develop a better understanding of the team’s accomplishments and build a shared understanding of, and commitment to, a clearly articulated vision.

Practical Solutions

Applying Berlineaton’s team development approaches, we facilitated several team-based exercises to help team members understand FIFE’s current organizational effectiveness, identify issues and opportunities facing the department, and build a vision. Some of the interactive tools we used included our Organizational Effectiveness Assessment, the Creative Performance Team Assessment, and Visual Explorer.

Bolder Futures

Based on participants’ feedback, Berlineaton developed a comprehensive report outlining key issues and opportunities, a benchmark analysis of FIFE’s organizational effectiveness compared to our databank of public sector organizations, and a continuous improvement plan to help propel the department towards its vision.


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    Richard Eaton is a co-founding partner of Berlineaton, a senior management consultant and a certified executive coach. Over the past 25 years, Richard has facilitated significant and positive productivity focused culture shifts within large and complex organizations. 

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