KARACHI, July 18: Karachi Electric Supply Company has successfully concluded an unprecedented AZM Conference involving over 8,500 employees of various tiers who pledged firm belief and optimism in the mindset change of management and transformation of the utility into a purely customer centric entity.
In a series of 34 significantly involving sessions from June 5 to July 17 each participated by more than 200 employees the KESC fraternity unanimously declared 2012 as ‘Year of Turnaround’ that marked thorough soul searching and identification of challenges and real value solutions.
During the sessions, the top leadership team expressed confidence to develop deeper insights and urged the participants to identify specific steps required to ensure that KESC generated maximum value of this significant undertaking. The leadership team expressed satisfaction over the launch of value creation process and emphasized the need to fulfill all legitimate aspirations of the employees.
In this first-ever change management initiative in the century old history of KESC, employees from the rank and file of the utility came face to face with top management and spoke candidly on how to acclimatize with the 360 degree transformation of the company into a successful and fast-moving public service utility. While promising to doing away with the baggage of past, the workforce completely subscribed to the AZM Roll Out of moving forward with full dedication, efficiency and competence against all odds.
Realizing that it was an uphill task to steer clear of the enormous challenges faced by KESC the AZM conference saw a remarkable dynamism and enthusiasm of the employees in terms of discipline, excitement and determination to take the organization to the higher platform of excellence. The AZM Conference, by far the largest initiative in Pakistan’s corporate sector history, specifically aimed at building on the momentum and to fully utilize the energy that the workforce so visibly exhibited.