To Change Corporate Culture, Look to Hidden Influencers

To Change Corporate Culture, Look to Hidden Influencers

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014 in Change Management, General | No Comments

In a few months, we will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of one of the more influential management ideas: the change management process advanced by Harvard Business School professor John Kotter (pictured at right). Kotter’s model is the roadmap for how … Continue reading »

You say you want an innovation revolution? Here’s what you’re up against (a 4-pack!)

You say you want an innovation revolution? Here’s what you’re up against (a 4-pack!)

Posted by on Aug 9, 2013 in Change Management, General | No Comments

There is a maxim in organizational studies: “bad is stronger than good.” It means that the painful fallout from a toxic employee will overwhelm the positive vibes from a cheery co-worker. Or the goodwill earned by an otherwise supportive leader … Continue reading »

Wheatley: Admit you’re lost and seek wisdom in community

Wheatley: Admit you’re lost and seek wisdom in community

I’m a big fan of management thinker Meg Wheatley. Actually, to describe Wheatley as a management thinker doesn’t quite do her justice. Since the early 1990s, she has been researching and writing about organizational learning, change management, and spiritually grounded … Continue reading »