It was clear that the founder’s son, Joe, was well on his way to running the furniture distributorship. However, several top salespeople and Joe’s younger siblings resisted the idea. It seemed that Joe was often critical and sometimes became exasperated in executive meetings, appearing unprofessional and lacking leadership skills.
Relative Solutions’ Direction:
Joe revealed in an initial interview that he was frustrated with his father’s lack of support and mentoring. Relative Solutions worked with the company’s four senior managers to develop a functional organizational structure, complete with job descriptions and responsibilities and executive development plans. Joe’s executive development for president included ongoing executive coaching by one of our consultants.