Category: organizational change

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6 Steps Towards Implementing Change in an Organization

Effective leaders have the ability to implement long-term change in an organization. It is a key skill that will enhance the company’s ability to compete in the future and increase its performance....

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The Effects of Organizational Change

This article will focus on an Organizational Change Model, which explains both how and why people affected by change behave as they do. While other models describe the effects of organizational change,...

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Strategic Ideas, A Step Ahead

Being a step ahead of your competitors is a great place to be and gaining that extra step requires that you focus on the future.  General Motors understands that better than most...

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The Importance of Demonstrating The Value Of Your Contribution

The support functions in your operations are critical to the success of business yet it is often tougher to measure their contribution than those in production or sales.  Too often we look...

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Four Emotional Experiences Associated with Change

The only constant in life is change.  Change may happen slowly or quickly, may be visible or hidden, and can be self initiated or thrust upon us.  Some people are motivated by...

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Find A Win-Win Solution On Any Team

With companies merge, employees leave one company for another, and new members of the workforce land their first jobs, many individuals are trying to form new teams.  Regardless of the situation, most...

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Processionary Caterpillars – Are Your Eyes Wide Shut?

There is a type of caterpillar called a processionary caterpillar, so named because one will establish a direction and all the others will fall in very closely behind and move in the...

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Strong Leaders Needed To Stepup And Take The Helm

The helm or steering mechanism of a ship adjusts the angle of the rudder, in turn, changes the direction of the ship.  In the 18th century as technology increased ships began to...

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5 Keys In Building A Global Company

Several years ago I was invited to participate on an industry association panel, discussing "offshoring," (which means outsourcing globally). Having been a senior leader in a global company for many years, I...

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Five Ways to Keep Profitability

It has been interesting, if not disheartening, to watch businesses close, thousands of people losing jobs, and bailouts to keep some companies upright.  As a survivor of one such company, I can...

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