How to Prepare the Message You Want to Communicate About Change I found that the most important step in the life of a change in Making a Compelling Case for Change, I other words, making sure that people truly understand … Read More..
Nearly two-thirds of all major changes in organizations fail. That’s pretty sobering information. Did you know that: only about 30 percent of re-engineering projects succeed 23 percent of mergers make back their costs 43 percent of quality … Read More..
Can Organizations Change Their Values? Greg McKeown writes an important post for the HBR blog: Can We Reverse the Sanford Prison Experiment? I encourage you to read it. Here is my comment to his post: Thanks for a fine and … Read More..
Why is Seeing the Writing on the Wall So Very Hard to Do? Lary Kirchenbauer wrote If You Wait to Change, It Will Be Too Late in the North Bay Business Journal. He cites a few noted business thinkers on … Read More..
What Change Leaders Can Learn From Broadway “During rehearsals for his new Off Broadway play, “Storefront Church,” John Patrick Shanley rewrote the final scene 20 times before he was satisfied. But it wasn’t until the production’s first preview, on … Read More..
Leaders Know They Need to Build Trust. So What’s the Problem? We Are. I just read a list of things leaders can do to build trust. No need to repeat those items here. You know that list. It’s the dog-earned … Read More..
An Organization that Supports Differences Can’t Afford to Get Rid of Whiners Paul Alof wrote 8 Rules For Creating A Passionate Work Culture for the FastCompany blog. He provides a sound list of attributes. However, I disagreed with him on … Read More..
Press Release Nothing New: 70% of Changes Will Fail Again This Year Arlington, VA Thursday, May 24, 2012 We are no better at getting benefit from major organizational change today than we were when the first studies in change management … Read More..
A Successful Major IT Project Robert Mitchell conducted a fine interview for Computer World. (5/21/12)The Grill: TASC CIO Barbie Bigelow Builds an IT Infrastructure from Scratch Here is my response: It’s great to read IT success stories. Don’t get … Read More..
This post is an unproofed work in progress. I welcome your input. How to Build Support for Change During the 11th Hour You may find yourself months into a project and realize that this major change is slowing to a … Read More..