organization change

Why Organization Change Fails And What To Do About It

Here is an astonishing fact: close to 70% of all organization change initiatives fail. The reasons have less to do with poor planning, execution or follow up (as many consultants would argue.) Rather, the real culprit is our mechanistic view of people and organizations, and our packaged and mechanical approaches to learning and change. This post advances a much more promising alternative.

A Wake up Call We've Been Waiting For

Let's face it: the field of organizational learning and change has largely failed to deliver on its promise. Fortunately, there is Carol Sanford’s “The Responsible Business.” It is both a wake up call and a guide for those courageous leaders and changemakers who are ready to reinvent the game — who are committed to designing and growing vibrant organizations truly fit for today’s VUCA world.

Leading Change From The Middle: 4 Strategies For Successful Launch

You see the need for change in your organization. The waste (of money, time, energy, opportunities) grates on your soul. You’re convinced that there must be a better way, and you want to do something about it. How you begin your change effort is more critical than you might think.