Tag: organizational change

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ABC: Initiating Large-Scale Change at Chrysler

When Chrysler adopted activity-based costing (ABC) in 1991, the decision rep; resented more than a simple accounting change. The shift to ABC challenged many …

Increasing Agility at Sandia National Laboratories: An Interview with Lynn Jones

About two years ago, Lynn Jones, then vice president of lab services at Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico, and several other leaders recognized …

Leadership at the Inflection Point

For a leader, few experiences compare with the gut-wrenching discovery that you are unprepared to face a changing reality. It’s even worse if you …

Prototyping and Cultural Change

How can we create a cultural change within an organization that both produces desired results and is sustainable over time? From our experience in …

Making a Garden Out of a Jungle: The Power of “Third Places”

In 1989 sociologist Ray Oldenburg recorded the sharp decline of “third places” in America with his ground-breaking book The Great Good Place: Cafes, Coffee …

Shifting the Unwritten Rules of Organizational Behavior

As many organizations are discovering, sustainable corporate change can be elusive. Why? Because we often fail to ensure that our organization’s “unwritten rules” the …

The Inescapable Need to Change Our Organizations: An Interview with Peter Senge

The Systems Thinker (TST): What are the two or three new big ideas for management in the 21st century? Peter Senge: Organizations will have to …