At Decision Associates, our entire team is committed to helping you achieve success by delivering measurable results. These case studies highlight that process – from identifying the challenge to developing an approach to the problem to evaluating what did or did not work.

Machine Shop Owner Searching for Best Pathway to Strategic Growth
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Machine Shop Owner Searching for Best Pathway to Strategic Growth

The Challenge We Identified

Like many small machine shops, our client had a consistent and loyal customer base but was unsure of the best pathway to sustainable growth. Lacking a managerial team and unable to find reliable employees for a second shift, this young, second-generation owner was doing it all – supervising the shop floor while handling all business development efforts and project quoting. Read Our Solution »

Executive Coaching Elevates Performance of Valued Department Director
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Executive Coaching Elevates Performance of Valued Department Director

The Challenge We Identified

As the anticipated retirement of a key senior executive approached, our client was having second thoughts about the probable internal successor. Although this department leader was high performing, her management style and interpersonal skills had created challenges among her peers and in the company. Read Our Solution »

HR Leadership Transition Results In Fresh Assessment Of Workforce Challenges
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HR Leadership Transition Results In Fresh Assessment Of Workforce Challenges

The Challenge We Identified

With the pending retirement of their long-time human resources executive, a nationally known nonprofit organization hired Decision Associates to conduct a comprehensive audit of their HR function. Our HR experts soon learned that this client faced several related challenges, including staff turnover, poor recruitment results and a lack of understanding of the bottom-line impact HR has in a company with nearly 4,000 employees. Read Our Solution »

Second Generation Owner Wants To Ensure His Children Are Right Successors For Company
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Second Generation Owner Wants To Ensure His Children Are Right Successors For Company

The Challenge We Identified

Succession planning in family businesses can be fraught with challenges and emotion. This is particularly true when there are multiple children with varying skill sets and interest levels for running the company. Such was the situation when the second-generation owner of a large construction company turned to Decision Associates for help. Read Our Solution »