It is a 'dirty secret’: (a) strategies assume a “ready” culture but existing cultures are almost NEVER “ready” for transformational change (b) lip service is paid to culture … [Read more...] about “Culture eats Strategy (change) for breakfast” – dirty secret? Solutions (Part 1)
Okay, this is an experiment at crowdsourcing solutions ... here's the dilemma: we all know that culture is a "challenge" for our current change initiative, Program or Project … [Read more...] about Dilemma: can you, should you, attempt to change your organization’s culture? Thoughts?
If you recognize that your organization needs either a wholesale culture change (as Nokia’s CEO Stephen Elop expressed this week (2)) or tweaking in certain units, this book will … [Read more...] about How can you change your organization’s culture? Book Review: “Diagnosing and Changing Organizational Culture (1)
Interested in learning more about Change Management? Deepening skills and knowledge? Conferences are a great immersion experience. Here are the ones currently listed for … [Read more...] about Change Management conferences 2011
In the transformational change that we support we are often asked (implicitly) to change the original 'contract' that employees 'signed up for'. This immediately positions a before … [Read more...] about Strategic success into 2020 requires new social contracts with employees
Is your Brand Promise important to you? (Huh?) Is it important to preserve a stellar customer experience during change? As you make changes throughout your organization do you … [Read more...] about Is your Brand Promise on the Change Train?
Recently there seems to be an increase job ads that bundle some Change Management capabilities in with Project Management. Many experienced Change Management specialists have … [Read more...] about Crack or Chasm between Project Management and Change Management?
"If we always do what we always did, we'll always get what we always got" - True and so what? Well, often (usually) we need to move ourselves and our people out of comfortable … [Read more...] about Fatal assumptions and setting projects up for success
Please do read this blog post "Rethink, Reimagine, Reset" - Idris Mootee, CEO of Idea Couture, is the author of four books, tens of published articles, and a frequent speaker at … [Read more...] about “Rethink, Reimagine, Reset”
The destination mirage: We seem to have a developed a reverence for "best practice" which suggests that it is a destination – a single change that moves us from mediocre Point A … [Read more...] about “Best Practice”: Sprint or Marathon? The Change Culture