Leadership

Organizational Change Can Be Successful – Part 8

Organizational Change Can Be Successful Well you’ve made it to the eighth and final step in Kotter’s change process. Your change is now in place, but how likely is it to stay in place for the long term? Tradition is a powerful force, where leaps into the future can easily revert back to the past […]

Organizational Change Can Be Successful – Part 7

Organizational Change Can Be Successful Fresh off a successful implementation of the sixth step in Kotter’s process, you’ve now seen tangible signs of change in the form of short-term wins. These wins, if selected properly and conveyed to the entire organization, bring great joy to your implementation teams that have been working long and hard […]

Organizational Change Can Be Successful – Part 6

Organizational Change Can Be Successful We now head into the final three steps in Kotter’s eight step change process. At this point in the process, you have created urgency, put in place the appropriate guiding teams, created a vision that has been communicated to the masses, and most recently enabled your team to take action […]

Organizational Change Can Be Successful – Part 5

Organizational Change Can Be Successful If you’ve been following along with each installment of this blog article on change, your change effort has created urgency, put in place the appropriate guiding teams, and has a vision that has been communicated to the masses so that they too are on-board. We now move into step 5 […]

Organizational Change Can Be Successful – Part 4

Organizational Change Can Be Successful If you’ve been following along with each installment of this blog article on change, your change effort has created urgency, put in place the appropriate guiding teams, and now has a vision that will be the driving force throughout the process. As we move into step 4 of Kotter’s eight […]

Organizational Change Can Be Successful – Part 3

Organizational Change Can Be Successful As we continue along with the exploration of Kotter’s eight step process to change, we already have urgency (Step 1) and the groups of people (Step 2), or teams, that will be needed to execute our change initiative. We now enter into step 3 where our focus changes to setting the […]

Organizational Change Can Be Successful – Part 2

Organizational Change Can Be Successful In this second post in my series on successfully implementing organizational change, I’ll explore the importance of identifying and developing your guiding team. You’ll recall from the previous blog posting, that the most important step in Kotter’s eight step process to change is the first – urgency.  In that post, we […]