Reasons why so many changes fail #8 Leaders fail to appreciate the power of fear Fear of change is deeply personal. The thought of a big change can evoke pictures of relocations or downsizing. People worry that they may be … Read More..
Reasons why so many changes fail #6 Assume Understanding Equals Support Leaders assume that understanding equals support and commitment. It is common to introduce change by making a PowerPoint presentation to a large group. Leaders may schedule time for Q&A, … Read More..
Reasons why so many changes fail #13 Making Them Learn Your Language – instead of learning theirs. Old MIS (Management Information Systems) departments often had the reputation of speaking some foreign language when they worked with senior management and other … Read More..
Reasons why so many changes fail #5 Immunity to Change Robert Kegan and Lisa Lahey found this immunity works against our best efforts to follow through on plans. Kegan and Lahey’s work dovetails nicely with Pfeffer and Sutton’s knowing-doing gap. … Read More..