change management

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Post date: May 15, 2018
Experts—whether external consultants, academics, or corporate practitioners—triangulate on the same poor statistics when it comes to managing change. Most change and transformation initiatives—no matter how well intentioned and planned—fail. Managing change is a competency essential for every...
Post date: March 27, 2017
With the next generation of workers upon us, Generation Z, or the iGeneration, has already begun to enter the workforce, and the first class of college degree holders will graduate this spring. So what does this mean for the future of work? Gen Xer David Stillman and his son, Gen Zer Jonah,...
Post date: May 11, 2017
Having just returned from London, the ubiquitous “mind the gap” message in the Underground is hard to forget. It is everywhere there, and the more I heard it, the more it seemed to pertain to many parts of our lives, not just disembarking from a train. There appear to be more gaps than ever these...
Post date: July 19, 2017
By Andi Simon Do you feel like you are following the latest shiny object? Chasing the noisiest new notion? Are you sleepless over decisions that sounded really smart but may not be right for your organization—or for you? These days, the speed at which new technologies and business models are...
Post date: December 6, 2018
All change begins with a new concept. This concept should shape thinking, which then influences behavior.  Only once behavior changes will an organization’s performance change. When there is a disconnect between concept and action, change will either fail to happen, or it will not bring about the...
Post date: May 17, 2018
As AI is transforming business models and delivering value by augmenting organizational capabilities to serve better customers, it’s important for executives to realize that using AI presents much more than a technology challenge — it requires a different leadership mindset. Today, almost every...
Post date: April 19, 2016
Stories about companies losing their market dominance often concentrate on the technology-disruption angle (e.g. how Apple’s iPhone destroyed Nokia’s mobile business). The same is true when new players shake entire sectors (e.g. how Uber’s app is causing havoc to the taxi industry). However, the...
Post date: July 5, 2017
A few decades ago, I worked at Bell Laboratories, which for a very long time was considered the paragon of innovation. Readers young enough not to recognize the name and reputation of Bell Labs might imagine the combined innovation horsepower of Apple, Google, and Tesla, along with five of your...
Post date: September 17, 2015
 A discussion with one of the authors of upcoming book Lead the Work: Navigating a World Beyond Employment got me to realize two things: We are at the front-end of a major transformation; and organizations will increasingly operate like the movie business. Are we ready for that?   + + + + +   Some...
Post date: March 29, 2017
Generation Z—the iGeneration—is up, and like previous generations before them, they're bringing their own worldview into focus. In Part I, we learned who this cohort is. In Part 2 of our interview, Gen Xer David Stillman and his son, Gen Zer Jonah, describe what to expect from these digital natives...