Leadership Strategy

change leadership

Why Change Leadership Is so Messy and What to Do about It

Blog | Author: Suzanne Coonan | Source: HCI | Published: 3 days ago

Today’s leaders are faced with increased pressures, competing demands, and delivering results in a complex and rapidly changing environment - often with fewer resources and less time than is needed. Throw a major change project into the mix, and it can put a serious strain on a leader’s ability to effectively make it all happen. On top of that, all change involves people - and dealing with people is inherently messy. From resistance, to politics, to lack of clarity, alignment, and miscommunication, dealing with the people side of change while implementing new processes and technology is enough to challenge even the most seasoned leaders and their teams.

Blog

Lead to Win: Change

Blog | Author: Lexy Thompson and Bill Gardner | Source: HCI | Published: May 23, 2016

In part one of our Lead to Win series, we discussed how leaders often unknowingly make the shift from playing to win, to playing not to lose. Typically, four important aspects of successful leadership are impacted: innovation, change, communication and sustainability. Last time we discussed how a scarcity mentality stunts authentic innovation, and essentially cripples an organization over time. Today, we will focus on how playing not to lose affects change.

Case Study

2015 CEO Success Study: Outsider CEOs

Case Study | Source: PwC | Published: May 18, 2016

Strategy&, PwC’s strategy consulting business, annual study of worldwide CEO succession patterns examines the degree, nature, and geographic distribution of chief executive changes among the world's 2,500 largest public ...

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When Established Companies Choose to Evolve for Modern Talent

Blog | Author: Crystal Kadakia | Source: HCI | Published: May 20, 2016

How does a 128-year-old company attract young talent in a time-tested industry like healthcare? Abbott is a rare example of a company in a traditional industry that continually invests in creating relevant, engaging culture. At a time when many are stuck debating “Why do we need to change?” or “Why bend to Millennial demands?”, Abbott focuses its energy on moving forward and evolving for today and tomorrow’s world.

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