There once was an organization that was very hierarchical and authoritarian. People were accustomed to waiting until their boss told them what to do, even at the highest levels of leadership. Working, or even talking, with someone who was more than one organizational level away (like your boss’s boss) wasn’t “allowed.” As a result, no one rocked the boat, and the organization was very good at maintaining the status quo. [Read more…] about Are You Accidentally Reinforcing What You’re Trying to Change?
“Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” ~Peter Drucker
I’ve never seen a successful organization whose strategy is to stay the same. Strategy always means change. Drucker could have said, “Culture eats change for breakfast.” [Read more…] about Is Your Culture Change-Resistant or Change-Ready?