Your organization’s culture is the collective set of value-driven actions by everyone in the organization. Learn how to take an inventory of this as you embark on your organizational change.
- Since the success of any change you'll be leading…is dependent on your organization's culture…maybe you first better make sure…you know what that culture really is.…You might think you can find out your organization's culture…just by looking at that list of values…and a sign on the wall in the cafeteria.…Or maybe it's what's described…on the organization's website or in the annual report.…But of course it's really none of these things.…Your organization's culture…is actually the collective set of values-driven actions…by everyone in your organization.…
So how can you find this out?…Well, here's a test.…You're walking through your department…and you see a colleague coming toward you.…Let's say it's Felicia from the shipping department.…You stop Felicia and you ask,…what are the top three ways…you think someone is successful in our organization?…If Felicia gives you answers like make the CEO happy,…don't stick your head above the trenches,…and just stay within your lane and do your job,…then leading a change initiative…
- 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.