The Novus International Story

Key resources that together tell the Novus International Story of adopting Requisite Organization as Novus's Management System

Using requisite organization concepts as the foundation for the Novus Management System -- designing and managing for profitable growth over 17 years

Case Index:

The Novus Story

Requisite Organization at Novus International Inc.

Novus Employee Interviews

 

History

Published Case Studies

 

The Novus Story:

by Nancy R. Lee

In 1991 Mitsui & Co. Ltd. and Nippon Soda, Ltd. jointly acquired the Feed Ingredients Business from Monsanto Company.

Dr. W. Joseph Privott, was asked to become president of the new company. The new owners gave Joe Privott the freedom to organize this new entity as he saw fit...

 

Requisite Organization at Novus International Inc:

The Novus Management System: Establishing a Common Vocabulary and Toolset

This white paper was published to communicate the Novus Management System to employees and other stakeholders in July, 2010.

 

 

Novus Employee Interviews:

Twenty-two employees from the receptionist to the CEO relate their experiences living and working in a requisite organization.

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The CEO’s Perspective on Designing and Managing their Organizations using Requisite Organization Concepts featuring Novus CEO Thad Simons.
Featuring: Thad Simons
Title: President and CEO
Duration: 9:00
Language: English
Subtitles: Spanish
 

  How I Apply Requisite Organization Methods
Date: 2009
Duration: 20:45
Language: English
Subtitles: None
 
  Requisite Organization Works Very Well Across Cultures
Date: 2009
Duration: 6:45
Language: English
Subtitles: None
 
  Successes and Challenges of a CEO Using Requisite Organization
Date: 2009
Duration: 11:31
Language: English
Subtitles: None
 
On Several Applications of RO at Novus
Speaker: Giovanni Gasperoni
Title: Executive Vice-President, Global Sales & Marketing
Country: USA
Date: 2009
Duration: 14:33
Language: English
Subtitles: None
 
  What Makes the Novus Management System a Great One?
Title: Executive Vice-President, Global Sales & Marketing
Organization: Novus International
Country: USA
Date: 2009
Duration: 10:16
Language: English
Subtitles: None

Human Resources

Requisite Organization: The VPHR’s Perspective featuring Novus Senior VPHR Sabrina Hamilton
Featuring: Sabrina M. Hamilton
Title: Vice President Global Human Resources
Duration: 7:30
Language: English
Subtitles: Spanish
  The Immediate Benefits of Applying RO at Novus - An HR Perspective
Date: 2009
Duration: 15:05
Language: English
Subtitles: None
 
  From HR Representative to Vice-President Global HR
Date: 2009
Duration: 10:34
Language: English
Subtitles: None
Requisite Organization Helps Develop an Effective and Efficient Human Resources System
Speaker: Robin Pokoik
Title: Director of Human Resources
Country: USA
Date: 2009
Duration: 5:43
Language: English
Subtitles: None
 
Differences in the HR Practices of the Novus Management System
Speaker: Maria Burt
Title: Human Resources Manager
Country: USA
Date: 2009
Duration: 4:22
Language: English
Subtitles: None
 
Suddenly It All Makes Sense
Speaker: April Pore
Title: Human Resources Manager
Country: USA
Date: 2009
Duration: 5:14
Language: English
Subtitles: None
 
Clarity and Trust in the Novus Management System
Speaker: Peggy Wunder
Title: HR Generalist
Country: USA
Date: 2009
Duration: 3:58
Language: English
Subtitles: None

Product Management, Strategy & Supply Chain

Major Advantages of RO: Scalability, Linking Strategy to Action and QQTR
Speaker: Scott Hine
Title: Executive Director, Strategic Initiatives
Country: USA
Date: 2009
Duration: 10:44
Language: English
Subtitles: None
 

How RO Applies at Novus Support Teamwork, Mentorship, and Work-Life Balance
Speaker: Scott Luetkemeyer
Title: Director of Planning and Analysis
Country: USA
Date: 2009
Duration: 11:06
Language: English
Subtitles: None
 

The Novus Management System: One With Clear Accountabilities
Speaker: Kevin Mowery
Title: Director of Supply Chain
Country: USA
Date: 2009
Duration: 4:57
Language: English
Subtitles: None
 

Time Span Is An Interesting Way of Establishing Goals
Speaker: Jared Hux
Title: Product Management
Country: USA
Date: 2009
Duration: 3:08
Language: English
Subtitles: None

Communications

Communicating Requisitely At Novus
Speaker: Tricia Beal
Title: Director of Global Communications
Country: USA
Date: 2009
Duration: 6:25
Language: English
Subtitles: None

A Thorough Novus Management System
Speaker: Michael Whitmer
Title: Communications Manager
Country: USA
Date: 2009
Duration: 3:26
Language: English
Subtitles: None
 
A Culture Unlike Anywhere Else
Speaker: Jane Hobbs
Title: Coordinator - Shared Services
Country: USA
Date: 2009
Duration: 7:05
Language: English
Subtitles: None

PR, Customer Service & Administration

How Do I Get Inspired at Novus
Speaker: Jeremy Lutgen
Title: Public Relations Manager
Country: USA
Date: 2009
Duration: 4:20
Language: English
Subtitles: None
 
How the Novus Management System Helps Me Be a Better Manager
Speaker: Richard Kasmarick
Title: Manager of Customer Service
Country: USA
Date: 2009
Duration: 13:34
Language: English
Subtitles: None
 
Collaboration and Cooperation Are Part of the Novus Culture
Speaker: Alma Reece
Title: Receptionist
Country: USA
Date: 2009
Duration: 3:35
Language: English
Subtitles: None
 
Novus Management System Is A Complete Package
Speaker: Khevna Shah
Title: Administrative Assistant
Country: USA
Date: 2009
Duration: 4:09
Language: English
Subtitles: None

History:

Changing Managerial Behaviour: Approaches to effective managerial leadership practices, feed-back and training: Organizational re-design at Novus International.

Complementing Requisite Organization Implementation with 360 Feedback: Insights from Practice: Using 360 feedback to complement Requisite Organization implementation.
Speaker: Joseph Privott
Title: Former CEO & President
Organization: Novus International
Country: USA
Date: 2005

Published Case Studies:

The Practice of Managerial Leadership

by Nancy R. Lee

  • Paperback in:
  • E-book Kindle format in English and Spanish (Portuguese coming soon) from Amazon.com.

Organization Design, Levels of Work and Human Capability: Executive Guide

by 40 authors from around the world, Ken Shepard, Jerry L. Gray, and & James G. Hunt (July 16, 2007) – also featuring the Novus case.

Available from Amazon.com as a hardcover book for $63.00

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Nancy R. Lee
President
Requisite Organization Associates, Inc. Lee Cornell Associates

Major organizations and consulting firms that provide Requisite Organization-based services

A global association of academics, managers, and consultants that focuses on spreading RO implementation practices and encouraging their use
Dr. Gerry Kraines, the firms principal, combines Harry Levinson's leadership frameworks with Elliott Jaques's Requisite Organization. He worked closely with Jaques over many years, has trained more managers in these methods than anyone else in the field, and has developed a comprehensive RO-based software for client firms.
Founded as an assessment consultancy using Jaques's CIP methods, the US-based firm expanded to talent pool design and management, and managerial leadership practice-based work processes
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Former RO-experienced CEO, Ron Harding, provides coaching to CEOs of start-ups and small and medium-size companies that are exploring their own use of RO concepts.  His role is limited, temporary and coordinated with the RO-based consultant working with the organization
Ron Capelle is unique in his multiple professional certifications, his implementation of RO concepts through well designed organization development methods, and his research documenting the effectiveness of his firm's interventions
A Toronto requisite organization-based consultancy with a wide range of executive coaching, training, organization design and development services.
A Sweden-based consultancy, Enhancer practices time-span based analysis, executive assessment, and provides due diligence diagnosis to investors on acquisitions.
Founded by Gillian Stamp, one of Jaques's colleagues at Brunel, the firm modified Jaques;s work-levels, developed the Career Path Appreciation method, and has grown to several hundred certified assessors in aligned consulting firms world-wide recently expanding to include organization design
Requisite Organization International Institute distributes Elliott Jaques's books, papers, and videos and provides RO-based training to client organizations