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  • Les étudiants du Guatemala (French Video)

    10 minute video in French with interviews with the Vice President and Minister of Education of Guatemala as well as with students and teachers.  The video shows the impact of the 7 Habits training on the students of the Republic of Guatemala.

    ORGANIZATIONAL CHALLENGE: All
    TYPE OF ORGANIZATION OR INDUSTRY: Education
    Location: Guatemala
    Date of Study: September 2008
    TYPE OF DOCUMENT: Video
    Pages: 0    Illustrations: 0
    FRANKLINCOVEY SOLUTION: The 7 Habits
    Author: CFAR
  • 5 Choices: Testimonials from the Trenches
    This short report contains testimonials about the value of the 5 Choices by course participants in Brazil, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the Netherlands.

    ORGANIZATIONAL CHALLENGE: Create a Winning Culture, Failure to Achieve Goals, Improve Communication, Improve Leadership Skills, All, Other Problems, Improve Teamwork
    TYPE OF ORGANIZATION OR INDUSTRY: All
    Location: Global
    Date of Study: April, 2012
    TYPE OF DOCUMENT: Success Story
    Pages: 3    Illustrations: 0
    FRANKLINCOVEY SOLUTION: 5 CHOICES / FOCUS: Individual Effectiveness
    Author: N/A
  • 7 Habits at Klostermarksskolen in Denmark
    In 2008 teachers and students at Klostermarksskolen in Roskilde, Denmark, began training in the 7 Habits.  This was the first school in Denmark to do so.  This success story summarizes the purpose and the results of the training.  9th Grade students were the first to take the training, and other students are scheduled to do so in the future.  The training has received positive evaluations from all participants.

    ORGANIZATIONAL CHALLENGE: Improve Communication, Improve Leadership Skills, Improve Teamwork
    TYPE OF ORGANIZATION OR INDUSTRY: Education
    Location: Roskilde, Denmark
    Date of Study: December 2010
    TYPE OF DOCUMENT: Success Story
    Pages: 3    Illustrations: 0
    FRANKLINCOVEY SOLUTION: The 7 Habits
    Author: N/A
  • 7 Habits for Effectively Leading Healthcare Interoperability Initiatives: What Every CIO, CTO, and Healthcare IT Professional Should Know

    In healthcare, the demand to connect organizations--clinics, hospitals, labs, radiology practices, and medical devices and software applications is rising exponentially.  In this White Paper, Corepoint Health, a company in Texas, U.S.A., shows how the 7 Habits can be useful in improving healthcare interoperability.  Used by permission, Corepoint Health, 2009.

    ORGANIZATIONAL CHALLENGE: Increase Customer Satisfaction, Improve Employee Productivity, Improve Communication, Create a Unified Company Culture, Improve Teamwork, Manage Change: Merger, Expansion etc.
    TYPE OF ORGANIZATION OR INDUSTRY: Healthcare/Pharmaceutical
    Location: Plano, Texas, U.S.A.
    Date of Study: 2009
    TYPE OF DOCUMENT: White Paper
    Pages: 13    Illustrations: 0
    FRANKLINCOVEY SOLUTION: The 7 Habits
    Author: John Mertz
  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective Contact Centers: An eGain White Paper

    eGain is a leading provider of customer service and contact center software for in-house or on-demand deployment.  In 2005, eGain wrote this best practices white paper on the value of the 7 Habits to the operations of contact centers.  The white paper is dedicated to "Mr. Covey and his phenomenal teachings."  Copyright 2005 eGain Communications.  All rights reserved.  Used by permission.

    ORGANIZATIONAL CHALLENGE: Improve Employee Morale/Commitment, Improve Employee Productivity, Improve Communication, Improve Teamwork
    TYPE OF ORGANIZATION OR INDUSTRY: Other
    Location: N/A
    Date of Study: 2005
    TYPE OF DOCUMENT: White Paper
    Pages: 10    Illustrations: 0
    FRANKLINCOVEY SOLUTION: The 7 Habits
    Author: eGain Communications
  • A Financial Services Organisation
    The employees of this large multinational bank in the U.K. suffered from low self esteem because they saw themselves as dependent on the bank's branches. Using the xQ Survey and concepts from the 7 Habits, the sales figures improved significantly and the employees are taking the initiative in influencing lead generation.

    ORGANIZATIONAL CHALLENGE: Improve Employee Morale/Commitment, Improve Employee Productivity
    TYPE OF ORGANIZATION OR INDUSTRY: Financial Services/Insurance
    Location: U.K.
    Date of Study: N/A
    TYPE OF DOCUMENT: Success Story
    Pages: 3    Illustrations: 0
    FRANKLINCOVEY SOLUTION: The 7 Habits, xQ Survey (Execution Quotient)
    Author: N/A
  • A Global Insurance Company
    This insurance brokerage was investing 5 percent of payroll on training that was not productive.  In consultation with FranklinCovey, the company implemented a customised leadership development programme based on the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and including a 360 degree leadership assessment.  110 directors and senior staff took part over a 12 month period.  The company realized impressive results including an 86 percent overall limprovement in communication.

    ORGANIZATIONAL CHALLENGE: Improve Communication, Improve Leadership Skills
    TYPE OF ORGANIZATION OR INDUSTRY: Financial Services/Insurance
    Location: U.K.
    Date of Study: N/A
    TYPE OF DOCUMENT: Success Story
    Pages: 2    Illustrations: 1
    FRANKLINCOVEY SOLUTION: LQ (Leadership Quotient), The 7 Habits
    Author: N/A
  • A Major IT Services Organisation

    Rapid growth for 15 years had taken attention away from quality customer service.  FranklinCovey consultants helped alter the business climate in the areas of management, project management and review, and marketing.

    ORGANIZATIONAL CHALLENGE: Increase Customer Loyalty
    TYPE OF ORGANIZATION OR INDUSTRY: Consulting/Technology/Engineering Services
    Location: U.K.
    Date of Study: N/A
    TYPE OF DOCUMENT: Success Story
    Pages: 2    Illustrations: 0
    FRANKLINCOVEY SOLUTION: Custom/Blended/Other Solutions
    Author: N/A
  • A Short Summary of Research on The 7 Habits on the Inside As It Relates to Behavioral Change and Recidivism
    This article summarizes half a dozen studies on the impact of the 7 Habits on the Inside on offenders in state prisons, county jails, and other correction venues.  In all cases, the impact is postive, with 7 Habits having a salutary effect on offender behavior while incarcerated as well as on recidivism rates.

    ORGANIZATIONAL CHALLENGE: Crime/Dishonesty
    TYPE OF ORGANIZATION OR INDUSTRY: Other
    Location: USA, UK, and other countries
    Date of Study: June 2012
    TYPE OF DOCUMENT: White Paper
    Pages: 6    Illustrations: 0
    FRANKLINCOVEY SOLUTION: 7 Habits on the Inside (for prisoners)
    Author: Center for Advanced Research
  • A.B. Combs Leadership Magnet Elementary School
    In 1999, A.B. Combs Elementary School was the lowest-performing school in the district. They were issued a challenge to invent a learning model in one week that was different than that of any other school in the nation. After implementing annual training using The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, FOCUS: Achieving Your Highest Priorities, The 4 Disciplines of Execution, and The 4 Roles of Leadership, A.B. Combs increased the percentage of students who perform above grade level from 67 percent to 97 percent and became the first elementary leadership school in the nation.

    ORGANIZATIONAL CHALLENGE: Improve Employee Productivity
    TYPE OF ORGANIZATION OR INDUSTRY: Education
    Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.A.
    Date of Study: 1999
    TYPE OF DOCUMENT: Success Story
    Pages: 1    Illustrations: 0
    FRANKLINCOVEY SOLUTION: 5 CHOICES / FOCUS: Individual Effectiveness, The 7 Habits, The 4 Disciplines of Execution, Leadership
    Author: N/A