Ignoring what’s below the organizations surface
Ignoring what’s below the surface is what will ultimately undermine organizational transformation.
Change can difficult – be mindful of things below the organization’s surface! Changing organizational culture is one of the most difficult leadership challenges there is!
Watch out for:
We have always done it that way
That’s not the way we do things around here
We are different
Don’t boil the ocean
These phrases and others like it typically refers to the complex, subtle practices that become ingrained in an organization’s culture, to the point where they become part of its identity.
Don’t underestimate how powerful these sentences are!
The hidden challenges of organizational change
Past success is no guarantee for the future, especially when the only constant is change
Habitual thoughts and behaviors are not bad in themselves; indeed, they are often the basis for what a company does well. But when circumstances shift or the company becomes dysfunctional, those habits may need substantive change.
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Be mindful of things below the organizations surface — https://www.torbenrick.eu/t/r/jdu
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