Successful change starts at the top. Learn how to lead change efforts in your organization.
- Change isn't a choice. Change is going to happen whether you want it to or not. The question is whether you're going to simply ignore or react to change, or if you're going to be the one who is leading the organization's ability to continually adapt to change. Hi I'm Gary A. Bolles. I'm the Chair for the Future of Work at Singularity University, a partner in the boutique strategy consulting firm Charette and co-founder of the career site eParachute.com. And I'm here to help you learn some of the most effective and up-to-date techniques for leading change.
You might be charged with leading your organization through a digital transformation. You could be working to help develop a culture of innovation. Perhaps you're spearheading your organization's broad commitment to social responsibility. Or you may be leading some other kind of change in your team, your department or your division. In this course, I'm gonna show you why managing change is one of the most important responsibilities of any leader, and why leading change is the most important responsibility of any manager.
In a world of exponential change, it's the only effective way to ensure that your organization can solve the problems of today and tomorrow.
- 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.