Clean Case Studies

Clean Language Metaphor Cards Activity

Clean Language Metaphor Cards Activity

Introducing creative thinking and building capabilities Activity designed by Emma Hackett, Clean-trained coach and consultant The underpinning theme of this activity is that of increasing creative capabilities and promoting new ways of working and being (as part of a...

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Clean Language in Education

Clean Language in Education

Both teachers and parents are increasingly using Clean Language in education. At a simple level, the Clean questioning approach, with its acceptance of the subject’s view of the world and its fascination with imagined metaphoric landscapes, can be used to find out...

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Case study: Fast team building

Case study: Fast team building

Situation A ‘virtual team’ of contact centre managers was experiencing problems. Their centres were widely spread geographically, but the company needed them to co-ordinate their efforts closely. Instead the differences between centres were becoming more and more...

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Case study: Analysing effective project leadership

Case study: Analysing effective project leadership

Situation A key player in the pharmaceutical industry was concerned about the performance of some of their project leaders – the individuals charged with bringing new drugs through testing and to market. The process itself was highly regulated, so they could be sure...

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Analyst’s Clean questions save 34-million Euro project

Analyst’s Clean questions save 34-million Euro project

Situation Roland Hill*, a business analyst for Dutch IT specialists IPROFS, used Clean Language to reveal a number of misunderstandings which could have caused the collapse of an 34.9 million-Euro project involving financial institutions across Europe. He joined the...

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