It is extremely important that you show some insensitivity to your past in order to show the proper respect for the future.
Content: Quotation | Subject: Change Management
Show me a great company and I’ll show you one that has radically changed itself and is looking forward to the opportunity of doing so again.
Content: Quotation | Subjects: Change Management, Leadership
Harvard Business School professor Kotter (A Force for Change) breaks from the mold of M.B.A. jargon-filled texts to produce a truly accessible, clear and visionary guide to the business world’s buzzword for the late ’90s – change. In this excellent business manual, Kotter emphasizes a comprehensive eight-step framework that can be followed by executives at all levels. Kotter advises those who would implement change to … [ Read more ]
Content: Book | Author: John P. Kotter | Subjects: Change Management, Leadership
Most change programs inside of companies don’t work because they address content (the knowledge, structure, and data in a company) or process (the activities and behaviors), but they never address the context in which both of those elements reside. The source of people’s action isn’t what they know but how they perceive the world around them…Context can be an individual’s mind-set or the organizational culture. … [ Read more ]
Content: Quotation | Source: Fast Company | Subjects: Change Management, Organizational Behavior
When change programs are doomed before they start … When old leaders are stumped by new challengers … When change itself is changing …
Content: Article | Author: Robert B. Reich | Source: Fast Company | Subjects: Change Management, Organizational Behavior
Recently named among the “Best of The Web” in corporate training by Forbes Magazine, Ninth House Network provides one of the leading broadband e-learning environments for organizational development. Partnering with respected business thought leaders such as Tom Peters, Ken Blanchard, Larraine Segil, Peter Senge and others, transformation is the keyword for the services and products Ninth House offers. All are geared to help companies achieve … [ Read more ]
Content: Online Resource | Source: Ninth House Network | Subjects: Change Management, Education
You know the sort: They operate deep within big companies, well beneath the cultural radar, and are practically invisible to the top brass. Employing many different styles and strategies, typically waging small battles rather than epic wars, they work slowly to change the rules.
Content: Article | Author: Keith Hammonds | Source: Fast Company | Subjects: Change Management, Leadership
Every three months, 60 executives responsible for moving their companies into the Internet Economy gather to discuss challenges and frustrations. This group offers a remarkable window into what it takes to transform a big company into a Net company.
Content: Article | Author: Paul C. Judge | Source: Fast Company | Subject: Change Management
excerpts from Chapter 10 of the book, ‘Shaping the Adaptive Organization: Landscapes, Learning and Leadership in Volatile Times’ offers 10 activities that leaders of organizations can emphasize to help shape a coherent environment that can handle constant and significant change and thereby achieve breakthroughs.
Content: Article | Author: William E. Fulmer | Source: CIO Magazine | Subjects: Change Management, Leadership
An independently managed web site of the Wharton School dedicated to building basic and practical understanding of leadership and change
Content: Online Resource | Source: Wharton | Subjects: Change Management, Leadership
10 yrs ago, Peter Senge introduced the idea of the “learning organization.” In this interview he updates that idea focusing on obstacles to change and discusses the current “company as a machine” mentality and the more realistic “companies as living organisms” model. Other topics discussed include: initiate change by starting small; change through personal growth; definition of leadership; self-reinforcing factors and 10 “challenges … [ Read more ]
Content: Article | Author: Alan M. Webber | Source: Fast Company | Subjects: Change Management, Management
You need all five of these critical factors to deliver sustainable growth to your company
Content: Article | Source: IndustryWeek | Subjects: Change Management, Management
four rules for aspiring radicals
Content: Article | Author: Eric Ransdell | Source: Fast Company | Subjects: Change Management, Leadership
From the experiences of dozens skilled at making change happen, we’ve compiled a handbook — 10 Laws of Change that you can use to gauge your development as a change agent in an era of total change.
Content: Article | Author: Charles Fishman | Source: Fast Company | Subjects: Change Management, Organizational Behavior
Robert J. Thomas, president and chief executive at Nissan, took time out to asses what he knew about the car business and where it is going. The result has been a radical rethinking of the business. Nissan is now in the midst of a major sea of change, entailing an internal shift from a business with a manufacturing mind-set to a marketing-oriented company that puts … [ Read more ]
Content: Case Study | Author: Robert J. Thomas | Source: strategy+business | Subjects: Change Management, Industry Specific | Industry: Automotive | Company: Nissan
In this inside look at a process re-engineering program, Charles R. Lee, the chairman and C.E.O. of the GTE Corporation, describes the radical changes being made at the company’s Telephone Operations unit in anticipation of open competition in the telecommunications industry. In an accompanying piece, re-engineering guru Michael Hammer provides his expert view on GTE’s progress.
Content: Case Study | Authors: Charles R. Lee, Michael Hammer | Source: strategy+business | Subjects: Change Management, Operations | Industry: Telecommunications | Company: GTE
How do you institute real change while preserving a company’s culture? Corning Incorporated did it by starting at the top and by creating a partnership to transform itself through a comprehensive reassessment of its existing costs and hopes for growth.
Content: Case Study | Authors: Gary L. Neilson, Roger G. Ackerman | Source: strategy+business | Subjects: Change Management, Operations | Company: Corning Inc.