Who’s On Board?
First get the right people on the bus, the wrong people off the bus and the right people in the right seats. They will figure out where to drive it.
Jim Collins (2011) — Good to Great
Any urgent and large-scale transformation in a company facing a crisis situation will require more than the willingness of just one person to make it happen. Large organizations are complex and have hundreds if not thousands of people in many different locations with the ability to either make things happen or to remain still.
Therefore, the alignment stage of a massive transformation is a key element. Alignment requires a strong leader to get things going, requires clear channels of communication and basic agreement within the top team, ...