Preparing for Successful Change – Implementing a change initiative is more than a simple technical fix for your problems. Instead, it’s a significant shift in the way things happen in your business. How well the implementation is managed is a strong indicator future success and how many of the potential benefits your organization will actually experience. This 3-page document provides an overview of the holistic change model we developed (as part of our Knowesys collaborative). Preparing for Successful Change
“Navigating Change for Success” is a collaborative white paper Don Johnston and Cindy Weeks co-authored presented at the MEMO conference in Ontario Canada in 2010. In this VUCA world, organizations need to continuously adapt to change in the ecosphere, change that is speeding up every year. Organizations that are intentionally linked to their ecosphere are in a position to co-create a future in which they can survive, and thrive. This is a deeper look at adaptive change in a VUCA world, including engagement strategies for each dynamic.
Understanding the VUCA World with Bob Johansen and David Small – Bob Johansen is with The Institute For the Future and the creator of VUCA prime. In this short video (less than 5 minutes) he explains it.
Gary Hamel, world-renowned business thinker and coauthor of “Competing for the Future”, the book that set the management agenda for the 1990s, now delivers an agenda for the twenty-first century with the national bestseller, “Leading the Revolution”. Fully revised with a new introduction, this book provides an action plan for any company or individual intent on becoming and staying an industry revolutionary. Hamel argues that the fundamental challenge companies face is reinventing themselves and their industries, not just in times of crisis – but continually.
This is the presentation we shared at the Washington State Nonprofit Conference on May 11, 2012. It’s about the intersection of leadership and adaptive change, VUCA and VUCA prime, our change model, and what you can do to better prepare yourself and your organization for the future.