Procurement Compliance needed to increase ‘Responsible Procurement’ audits with suppliers globally by 1500% within a year
Created a high-performing team culture in order to challenge key assumptions and transform their practice
AstraZeneca is a multinational pharmaceutical and biologics company. It is one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies and has operations in over 100 countries.
Their Procurement Compliance team were facing an overwhelming challenge before we started working with them. Largely due to the lack of an established audit process and the complex organisational structure which had to be influenced in order to reach suppliers. However, it was a key business requirement in support of the ‘Company Responsible Business’ strategic expectations. It was therefore essential to find a fast and efficient pathway to creating a framework and rolling it out rigorously.
Combining strategic thinking, project management and breakthrough leadership development to produce this Breakthrough result over an eight-month period. Our focus was on building a high-performing team environment that freed the team from the limitations of their past thinking. Giving them the confidence to challenge core assumptions in their approach, think and act from a future perspective, take risks and be innovative.
The team boldly adopted our Breakthrough Thinking methodology and created sustained ways of working to achieve all team objectives
Driven by the team choosing the future and the outcomes for themselves despite the challenges and circumstances that stood in their way.
We also developed practices to sustain high performance and apply breakthrough thinking on a day-to-day basis. This was evident in the team: