Top Ten Reasons Why Large Companies Fail To Keep Their Best Talent Very good list on the Forbes blog that addresses: Top Ten Reasons Why Large Companies Fail To Keep Their Best Talent Here was my suggestion to readers of … Read More..
Leading Change and Supreme Court Arguments I began this post on my new Facebook site, www.facebook.com/rickmaureronchange. Here is a longer version. (BTW, I hope you will join me there at this new site.) A fine NY Times article (3/30/12) on … Read More..
The Challenge of Merger Integration The Point (a blog) posted an interesting piece that lists the number of mergers in big pharma over the past few years. It’a a big number. The post discusses the risks of merger integration. it … Read More..
What Limits Innovation and Why It Is So Hard to Change Those Things Robert Tanner posted Ten Organizational Practices That Limit Innovation. I like the list. Here is my comment to him. Robert – I like the list of ten … Read More..
Forget About the Stages of Death and Dying; They Are Wrong and a Distraction I am tired of hearing Kubler-Ross’ stages of grieving (or stages of death and dying) used to explain why people resist large organizational changes. The model … Read More..
My friend Michale Broom just published a fine post #3 of Eight Disciplines for Planned Change. He talks about the type of communication needed in order to communicate change. I think he wisely included a photo of Star Trek’s Data … Read More..
And They All Went Woof! I just saw a wonderful Charles Barsotti cartoon in an old New Yorker. Two ducks, a pig, a fish, and a cat sit at a conference table. Each, in turn says “woof.” The dog at … Read More..
Medical Emergencies, Spring Training, and Organizational Change As I waited for my dental appointment this morning, another patient had a seizure, which resulted in a local EMT team taking him to a hospital. My dentist told me that something like … Read More..
The Risks of Outsourcing SAP Support I just came across a thoughtful blog post on the risks inherent in outsourcing SAP (or any other ERP software implementation). The points he raises are worth considering as you consider outsourcing or as … Read More..
The Limits of Employee Surveys Just read a blog post in favor of employee surveys. Mega World blog I agree, but they are often so bloated and forgotten. Here are my comments. I like employee surveys too if a few … Read More..