Z Energy was created in 2010 when Royal Dutch Shell sold its local downstream business. It supplies fuel to retail customers and large commercial customers such as airlines, trucking companies, mines, shipping companies and vehicle fleet operators.
Right from the beginning, Z decided to do things differently. They set out to be known as an extraordinary, world class kiwi company with ambitious goals. Ambitious goals required a market strategy that would allow Z to differentiate itself in a generic competitive local market place. The key to doing this, senior leaders concluded, would be through its people; extraordinary people would deliver Z extraordinary results.
Our Fuel50 OD Business partner worked with us to develop and deliver a ‘train the trainer’ program for three internal people leaders, so that we could facilitate Powerful Career Conversations for Managers workshops across our business.
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These companies also used Fuel50 to support their Talent Alignment initiatives
Plant & Food Research found that Fuel50 helped shift thinking from the immediacy of day-to-day activities to one that is more holistic, complex, and longer-term. A common outcome was a better understanding of how employee’s work links to their values and motivators.
DS Smith has seen a positive increase in employee engagement since the adoption of Fuel50. The inclusive design enabled users to invest in their own careers and helped them, their managers, and the organization, understand their key values.