Are you launching a transformational project that demands cross-functional participation or adoption for success? If your organization's track record at such projects is less than … [Read more...] about Top 10 Project Initiation Questions – People Change Management
Much has been made of Obama's election campaign - on the public rhetoric of change. Certainly one cannot argue its effectiveness - regardless of your political persuasions - this … [Read more...] about The business of changing a country – Reflection 1
Often professionals agree at a high level that there is a role for people change management (PCM – our term) in transformational programs – the summary often looks like … [Read more...] about The Big Wall: when change is incompatible with organizational culture
Sometimes as practitioners we 'fall in love' with ideas, theory, analysis and plans. However, at some point, we all must stop the planning and get on with the execution - that is … [Read more...] about Change management is a means to an end – planning CM
"The future is always changing ... in the largest of ways by the smallest of things"—PUSH, the movie. What a great concept. It jives with Jim Collin's notion in "Good to Great" … [Read more...] about “The future is always changing …
This is a great little reminder about WHO makes change happen ... "Whose job is it? This is a story about people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody and Nobody. There was an … [Read more...] about Who makes change happen?
Do we really get project context right? In my previous post (“The importance of context, of vision – “professionalism is overrated””), I considered the importance of context and … [Read more...] about Can we succeed at Project installation and still FAIL ?
"... professionalism is overrated": in isolation this is an inflammatory statement for sure. And like all information, it requires context to be properly understood. How often do … [Read more...] about The importance of context, of vision – “professionalism is overrated”
Sometimes when we start we don't really even know where "there" is (or sometimes, frankly, where "here" is). Such statements are made light heartedly, but not lightly. We may … [Read more...] about You can’t get there from here