Instructional Design & Learning Case Studies

From Training to Performance Consulting at Rohm and Haas

By Kathy Miller on July 11th, 2013

How does an established manufacturing facility tackle the relentless demands for improved human performance in the competitive global economy? That is one of the first questions that the Rohm and Haas Monomers Plant addressed as it embarked on a major reengineering initiative…ASTD Article (Houston Article)


Case Study: Blended Learning for Leaders at a Japanese-American Plant

By Kathy Miller on June 27th, 2013

Leaders learn best through doing.  Over our thirty years of working with leadership development in major global corporations, we have learned this critical lesson.  The best way for leaders to learn about the complex and unpredictable process of leading large scale change is to actually do it in their organizations… Blended Learning for Leaders (1)


Case Study: Ashland Chemical

By Kathy Miller on June 27th, 2013

Ashland Chemical needed to transform its existing process for leadership development into a much more robust system. So they hired Miller Consultants to assist them with the implementation of the undertaking.   One of their first objectives was to develop activities with broader organizational reach. They also wanted a leadership pipeline throughout the entire organization […]


Case Study: Ingram Content Group; Preparing LEADers for the Future- A Leadership Development Strategy

By Kathy Miller on June 27th, 2013

Throughout 2012, the Ingram Content Group (ICG) embarked on an innovative leadership development process for their first line leaders. They partnered with Miller Consultants to design and develop the program, which their own internal personnel delivered. January 2013 marks the final graduation of Operations Leads from the year-long program called “LEAD” (Leading, Engaging, Achieving, and […]


Case Study: Canyon Ranch

By Kathy Miller on April 7th, 2013

Miller Consultants partnered with Canyon Ranch, one of the country’s premier wellness and lifestyle companies, to design an imaginative approach to preparing future leaders for this unique organization. This project wrapped basic leadership competencies into a specific organizational context; emphasized as most important the acquisition of organizational-specific competencies; and made action learning the primary vehicle. […]


Case Study: Kawasaki Rail Car

By Kathy Miller on April 7th, 2013

Miller Consultants assisted Kawasaki Rail Car (KRC) with a multifaceted approach to leadership development. Miller began with a needs assessment, which included interviews with the Executive Team, managers from multiple functions, first line supervisors, and key members of Human Resources. This assessment led to the design of a comprehensive leadership development curriculum. We then implemented […]