Managing Change? Start With Yourself

Not a day goes by in which tens of thousands of organizations embark on projects to restructure or merge, adopt new technologies, adapt to a new CEO’s desire to redefine a vision, strategy or set of values — or anything else hyped as enterprise transformation.

The classic change trajectory goes something like this: Someone (usually a senior leader brought in to fix a problem) or something (a new technology or regulatory requirement) triggers the need to do things differently. A sponsor is identified. A team is assembled, and the project is launched.