There are managers who just seem to be naturally more talented than others. They might motivate their employees to deliver better results, build stronger client relationships, or be more successful at implementing complex change efforts than their peers. So, what’s driving these differences?
Working through a change program requires time and resources. When things get difficult, managers might sometimes start ‘blaming’ employees for being inflexible, too rooted in the status-quo, or following their own agendas. On the other hand, the ‘recipients’ of change […]
„We all know that change is hard, but we don’t know enough about why it is so hard and what we can do about it.” This quote by Robert Kegan brings the dilemma of managers and employees to the point.
A lot of today’s change management effort’s are focused on processes and controls, making sure nothing goes wrong and budgets or timelines are maintained. These approaches might work well to handle small, isolated “technical” problems, but they are not sufficient to deal with broader change efforts or adaptive challenges.