Transformational Change at Ringier Axel Springer Polska

Building an agile & collaborative culture


Ringier Axel Springer Polska is the leading print and online media group in Poland. Impact supported Ringier Axel Springer Polska’s transformational change process by building leadership capability and a culture of agility and collaboration.


To prepare and enable the integration of all Ringier Axel Springer Polska companies 'under one roof', supporting a transformational agenda with two behavioural change focuses:

Leadership – to create and sustain a common culture of trust and engagement.
Culture – to develop an agile business approach to anticipate customer needs and seize new market opportunities.


Impact have developed an integrated organisation-wide change solution featuring ‘top team’ workshops; executive coaching; a 'Leadership in Action' programme; strategic workshops for the top 40 leaders; change advisory meetings and innovation workshops.The programme links Ringier Axel Springer Polska with a not-for-profit partner to strengthen the company’s contribution to society.


The programme resulted in an improved and more collaborative business culture with key leaders having developed their leadership capacity and increased trust – crucial for the effective transformation of the business.

"Working with Impact is a great experience and leadership journey for all our managers. The way leadership situations are presented - by drilling them down to their essence - is giving us a great learning and reflection. I can see my team personally grow after every session and that is making me personally very proud and happy." Mark Dekan - CEO Ringier Axel Springer Media AG