How To Avoid Unintended Consequences On Your Strategic Initiative

How To Avoid Unintended Consequences On Your Strategic Initiative

Consider the following strategic initiative scenarios:   Leaders for a mid-sized technology company are enthusiastic that their new business structure will enhance innovation, but find only confusion and resentment from employees. An established bank introduces a new target culture, complete…

Barriers to Business Transformation: A Surefire Way To Remove Them

What Barriers To Business Transformation? Consider this scenario: Your organization had all the elements in place to transform the company and move it toward better performance. Your executive team articulated and committed itself to an exciting, breakthrough vision, secured broad leadership…

9 Success Factors For Business Transformation

9 Success Factors For Business Transformation

(Updated September 8, 2017) An earlier version of this article on business transformation was originally published on Forbes.com. Click here to read.     high performing senior managers and leaders find themselves at some point in their careers asked to…

5 Best Practices in Reorganizations – Going Beyond The Org Chart

With the increase in the frequency of reorganizations – any shift in how an organization organizes itself to deliver products and/or services to its customers – comes the increase in risk for loss of value or even, in the worst…

Keeping Your Eye on the Prize During Transformation

Keeping your eye on the prize during large-scale, strategic or transformational change is essential. In these types of efforts, we’re usually talking about multi-dimensional changes to some combination of strategy, process, technology, people, and organizational structure. Complex changes like these…

Managing Change in a Dynamic Global World

In today’s global business environment that is characterized by volatility, uncertainty, chaos and ambiguity (VUCA)and in which every leader must contend with constant change, companies can no longer delegate responsibility for planning and executing strategic changes to a small cadre…