Comments from clients, 2008
Session on innovation in organization design for a US based business process outsourcing company
"Thank you for speaking last week at our Site Directors Operations Summit. The information you provided was insightful and an excellent learning experience for all involved, truly challenging our leadership staff and driving them to new levels of understanding. Thank you again for all of the hard work and time you put in this event; it was a pleasure working with you."
Design and facilitation of a marketing function organization design workshop in Portugal for a large multinational
"Naomi Stanford - she's great with management, Bo really liked her in Portugal."
Development of a global organization design framework, methodology and toolkit for a major energy company
"I couldn't be more pleased and feel that we have accomplished something really important and lasting for our company. Thanks again for your contribution. I hope you are as proud as I am.
This is excellent and exactly what I was looking for. Thanks for the hard work that you put into this. I like the simplicity and consistency. Thanks again. I couldn't be happier!!"
Coaching a US client on organization design
"Great ideas! I particularly like the interactivity idea ... we'll look into how to do that. Thanks!"
Design and delivery of a one day Organization Design Conference in Spain
"We are very happy also with the results. This was the first time we did a Conference where clients and prospects' paid to attend. Naturally this was only possible having as our key speaker, someone with such caliber as you. You really made the day. "
Design and delivery of an organization design seminar to a Senior Human Resources Managers Forum in the UK
"I'd like to pass on our very warm thanks to you for joining us on Wednesday. Everyone I have heard from has commented on how much they had enjoyed it and how stimulating it was. So we really appreciate your time; many thanks for running the session for us."
Design and delivery of a conference session on designing nimble businesses at a US Strategy Management Group
"You should have gotten the feedback by now, but you were a very big hit on the program. I'm very glad that you participated. Thanks!"
Design and delivery of an "Exploring Organization Design" workshop for a major international bank (workshop in Holland)
"Thanks to all of you for a productive workshop exploring Organisation Design. I certainly got a lot out of the 2 days and hope you did too. Special thanks to Naomi Stanford for her wonderful planning and execution!! "
Design and delivery of a session on innovation in business to a US retailers forum
"Thanks for recommending Naomi. She provided a topic that was much more meaty than usual. I'd like to contact the non-attendees and tell them how wonderful the show was and attach Naomi's presentation and bio."
Session on talent development in reorganized departments
"On behalf of my team and I, thank you so much for your contributions to our offsite. The feedback was amazing and you set us up for aligning our work against our critical talent agenda."
Proposal to reorganize a large US retailer
"Thanks, Naomi, for sending this. The proposal is impressive."
Design and delivery of a session with a group of Research and Development Directors for an international electronics company
"Just a quick note to say thanks for your session with the Directors on Friday. They were all very positive about your input, and were impressed with all the examples and case studies you offered them. I felt there was an excellent mixture of theory and practical application. I will recommend they buy a couple more copies of your Economist book."
Coach to V-P Culture, international IT, systems integration and design, business process outsourcing company
"Naomi Stanford is one of my inspirations -- a professor, author, and very astute OD practitioner."
Coach to Head of Compensation, national insurance company
"Steve would love to network with you and I have told him how brilliant you are! So, two extremely bright people can have a great conversation!"