This organic food and agri commodities business started in early 2000 with the mission of giving small-scale Indian farmers access to a global $52bn marketplace for certified organic products. Today, it is one India’s largest exporters of certified organic products to Europe and the United States. The organization works closely with over 80,000 farmers to grow, harvest and process organic goods through fair and ethical practices.
The organization led by its founder leader, by 2019, had grown considerably with a sizeable turnover, more than 500 employees and manufacturing facilities in India, Philippines and Africa. However, the founder leader was concerned whether the organization is ready for the next phase of growth. The organization had a stable core group of leaders but there was a challenge of consistency and predictability in monthly business results. Continuous follow up was required to get things done which had raised concerns about the level of ownership for business results among the leaders. The fast-paced growth had raised demands of the leadership group which they were falling short of meeting, which was the exhausting the bandwidth of the founder leader.
The initial conversations with the founder leader gave us a preliminary insight into what the founder leader saw as challenges within the organization.
In our experience, shared clarity of purpose and alignment on what the team needs to do & how it needs to work together are crucial for the success of an organization. So, the first step was to do a more detailed insighting which we did by
These insights from the conversations and the Value Dynamics Diagnostic highlighted the need to
The insights were shared with the core group and roadmap to get the organization ready for the next phase of growth agreed with them. This paved the way for the following interventions, each one done through the process of co-creation with the leadership team
The above-mentioned interventions have helped build collective clarity & ownership of the co-created growth roadmap and laid the foundation for enabling execution of the roadmap.