Organizational Change Capacity

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“One Team” Starts with Leadership and Thrives on Trust

By | November 14th, 2017|Change Leadership Capability, Organizational Change Capacity|

In the first blog, I said that a meaningful, compelling purpose—a shared aspiration or goal that captures the hearts, minds and energy of every person on the team—is required for an organization to work as one team.  Without a compelling common purpose, individuals and groups stray toward self-interest and [...]

Eight Best Practices of Change: Communication

By | July 11th, 2017|Change Leadership Capability, Organizational Change Capacity|

Communication is a critically important element in any change initiative.  Unfortunately, because communicating is something that we all do, every day, it is usually given too little attention as a necessary skill.  But, without a thoughtful approach, the communication effort may even undermine the very change program that it is [...]

Sustainability: Top Down or Bottom Up?

By | June 27th, 2017|Change Leadership Capability, Health, Safety & Environmental Programs, Organizational Change Capacity, Sustainability|

The Case for Top-Down While I was at an energy industry conference recently I was asked the question, “Do you believe that it is better to have a bottom-up or a top-down approach for sustainability?” I answered immediately, “Top-down.” But I would not have answered this way even a [...]

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Eight Best Practices of Change Management Part 3: Competency Development

By | May 2nd, 2017|Change Leadership Capability, Organizational Change Capacity|

When embarking on any change management project an important question to ask yourself is, “What new competencies will be required to make this change successful?”  If change management is about preparing an organization to successfully change, developing new competencies must be a part of that success equation. Competency is [...]