This is the third guest post in the summer series “Culture eats Strategy”. This one is from an experienced change management leader, Garrett Gitchell President of Vision to Work, … [Read more...] about “Breakfast for four” guest post Garrett Gitchell (“Culture eats Strategy for breakfast” series Part 4)
This is the second post exploring the role of leaders in transformational strategy execution. It is not the only risk, but it is the biggest risk. Being a great leader is NOT a … [Read more...] about Call to Leaders re strategies too important to fail – the biggest risk (Part 2 of 2)
“Culture eats strategy (change) for breakfast.” True? Are our current organizational cultures up for the strategies of 2011?". Yes, and survey says ... This question was posed … [Read more...] about Survey says “Issues of the 21st Century are more complex”. Guest post Walter McFarlane (“Culture eats Strategy” series Part 3)
Back in the day, there was a bit of a joke – not a “ha ha” but an “ahem” – how many tries does it take for an organization to implement a strategy? Today, most organizations get … [Read more...] about Call to Leaders re strategies too important to fail – the biggest risk (Part 1 of 2)
Ask 10 people "what is change management?" and you will get 10 very different answers. So YES definition is important! Many Leaders come to the term "Change Management" and … [Read more...] about What is “Change Management”? And, is definition important?
Can you absorb a 25% hit to your program ROI? 15%? OR, what if you could drive 100% of the projected ROI? All organizational changes (projects, programs, initiatives) are … [Read more...] about “Culture is like the fundamental laws of physics” guest post Olivier Riviere (“Culture eats Strategy” series Part 2)
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)
What does this have to do with leading change? Well "change" is the riskiest and most pressing demand facing organizations and their leaders today - and the most significant of … [Read more...] about Is leadership, and leading change, like leading a symphony?