To make any change stick, it has to become part of the core of your organization! Your corporate culture often determines what gets done, so the values behind your vision must be shown in day-to-day work.
Kotter argues that many change projects fail because victory is declared too early. Real change runs deep and takes time. Quick wins are only the beginning of what needs to be done to achieve long-term change – make sure you take enough time!
Team behavior theory ( Tuckman) and leadership theories (Hershey and Blanchard, Adair) can be brought together to into a simple model to show how different Leadership styles are required across the life cycle of an activity.
Nothing motivates and gives people confidence more than success. Give your company and your team a taste of victory early in the change process.
When you first start thinking about change, there will probably be many great ideas and solutions floating around. You need to link these concepts together into an overall vision.
Kotter model of leading change – Step One is to create a sense of urgency. This is what it means.
You have to bring in someone new to lead the project team.Now, you need to explain what is happening to the team. You don’t want to paint the old leader in a negative light – you know there are loyalties. But you do want them to accept the change and the new leader. What can you do?Here are some tips.
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When choosing team members to complete tasks your organization, what kind of people do you look for? Leading a good team takes someone who can a climate in which the team can thrive and someone who can share a vision in which they can believe.
So that means it down to you then really doesn’t it? It’s your team but can you turn them into winners?
Delivering bad news to your sponsor or line manager is one of the toughest and most stressful things you will do in your working life! So when something has gone wrong here is what you can do.