organizational change

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Post date: May 7, 2019
Clay Shirky said it best, “Abundance breaks more things than scarcity.”  By now, it’s well-known that startups with new business models have used an abundance mindset to dislodge long-established incumbents. For example, Uber is doing it to the taxi industry; Airbnb to lodging; PivotDesk to office-...
Post date: July 26, 2018
Organizational change is a difficult part of any executive’s responsibilities. Studies show many change efforts fail and using a change management model does not guarantee a successful transformation. C-suite leaders need to be agile and flexible while providing solid leadership and vision...
Post date: November 1, 2016
Bob Dylan was certainly right when he said “times they are a-changin’”— and of course they always will be. Management expert Gary Hamel made a similar observation: “What distinguishes our age from every other is not the world-flattening impact of communications, not the economic ascension of India...
Post date: January 2, 2018
With the economy growing and unemployment at the lowest levels in years, many companies are finding it more challenging to fill job openings. If your organization is like most, it is not likely to consider looking for and/or hiring someone with a criminal record to fill these positions. As I have...
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: June 18, 2019
In today’s fast-paced business environment, effective change management is more important than ever. The ability to respond quickly to changing business conditions lends resiliency to an organization and allows it to take advantage of new opportunities as they arise. This can only be achieved...
Post date: July 31, 2018
Transformational change starts in the mind. One of the most critical roles leaders play in any change management situation is to build a success mindset throughout the organization.    This can be more challenging than it sounds, because change involves taking people out of their comfort zones—the...
Post date: December 17, 2019
A major aerospace systems producer was faced with several challenges brought about by regulatory changes that brought their order and service process to a halt. To address the plethora of issues that ensued, a series of multi-disciplinary teams were chartered and deployed. Their mission was to...
Post date: June 12, 2018
Change is the only thing we can count on to be truly constant. To stay healthy and competitive, an organization must constantly respond and adapt to changing internal and external conditions, including opportunities, trends, and threats. If a leader is to remain at the helm, he or she must learn to...
Post date: October 8, 2015
When was the last time you remember bringing your absolute "A game" to your work, decisions and relationships? It's likely that your memories are either too distant or too infrequent to feel satisfying. Given the rapidly changing environments within which we live and work, "overwhelmed" and "...