Organizational Change Capacity

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“One Team” Starts with Leadership and Thrives on Trust

By | 2017-11-17T12:02:00+00:00 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 | 2017-11-17T09:31:46+00:00 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 | 2017-11-17T09:38:44+00:00 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: Reinforcement

By | 2017-11-17T20:14:18+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Change Leadership Capability, Organizational Change Capacity|

In the wake of organizational change employees must alter their behavior so that they may  perform new tasks, meet new requirements and standards, or to drive new outcomes.  In short, change.  But, even with a strong competency plan that will help them develop skills, both quick adoption and sustained [...]

Making Strategic Decisions… Locally! Part 4

By | 2017-11-17T10:45:26+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Leader Change Capability, Organizational Change Capacity|

This series of articles is for the leaders in the trenches … the line and middle managers that are responsible, sometimes unknowingly, for half the market cap of a corporation.  One error, incident, or security compromise can negatively impact a company overnight. In this series, we’ve addressed why senior leaders [...]