An effective way to lead change in an organization is to start with a single team. Learn about building a small, collaborative team that can continually adapt.
- Leading change can be like a wellspring…that feeds a small stream.…Another stream joins it and another and another,…and, before long, you have a roaring river of change.…That's why one of the most effective ways…to lead change in an organization…is to start with a single team.…If you can build a small collaborative team…that continually adapts,…you'll not only help that team to perform better,…you'll have a greater chance…of infecting the organization…as others see the results that your team can generate.…Suppose you lead an HR group…and you wanna help your entire organization…to go through a change process.…
But if you can't get your own team to be more adaptive,…how do you expect the rest…of the organization to come along?…The first step in any change initiative…is to develop and articulate a vision…of the future you see.…But because you're starting with a single team,…you don't need to spend as much time…trying to flesh out and hone that vision.…Build the vision in a collaborative…design process with your team…
- Recall the benefits of using personal power to lead in a flat organization.
- Name the main tactic of the opponents of change.
- Determine when a top-down approach to leading change is appropriate.
- List the two elements present in a team that is proficient at change.
- Identify the most important capability when considering a candidate for a position on an innovative team.
- Define “responsible change.”
- Recognize the appropriate time to encourage 10x thinking.