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Leading Adaptive Teams in Healthcare Organizations by Christopher E. Johnson, Kurt C. O'Brien

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CHAPTER 4

The Adaptive Team

Adaptive capacity allows leaders to respond quickly and intelligently to constant change. It is the ability to identify and seize opportunities. It allows leaders to act and then evaluate results instead of attempting to collect and analyze all the data before acting.

—(Wong 2004)

Improvisation is the ability to create something very spiritual, something of one’s own.

—Sonny Rollins

If you happen to be a jazz enthusiast, you are likely tuned in to how the best jazz bands seamlessly riff off of one another, adapting the music in the moment to create one effortless sound. While it may seem effortless to us as listeners and observers, it actually takes skill and coordination. The beauty of improvisational jazz is that ...

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