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Successful Organizational Transformation

Book Description

This book will walk you through the five ingredients of transformation:

  • Vision: Where are you going?

  • Leadership: How are you leading the effort, and do you have the skills?

  • Technical Plan: How will you close the gap between the vision and your current situation?

  • Social Plan: How will you enroll others that might be supportive or not supportive of your plan?

  • Burning Platform: Why should you do anything?

  • At the end of reading this book, you will understand why change efforts fail, what ingredients are needed to ensure success, and what skills are needed at the organizational, group, and individual levels to maximize improvement efforts.

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Contents
  4. Preface
  5. Acknowledgments
  6. Chapter 1. Introduction
  7. Chapter 2. What Is Transformation?
    1. What Is Change?
    2. Types of Change
    3. The TDT
    4. The LT
    5. Key Takeaways
    6. Action Opportunities
  8. Chapter 3. Why Is Transformation Hard?
    1. Transformation Cornerstones
    2. Key Takeaways
    3. Action Opportunities
  9. Chapter 4. Vision
    1. Characteristics of a Vision
    2. Organizations of Meaning
    3. Key Takeaways
    4. Action Opportunities
  10. Chapter 5. Leadership
    1. Work Consciousness
    2. Leadership Roles
    3. Leadership Versus Management
    4. Key Takeaways
    5. Action Opportunities
  11. Chapter 6. The Technical Plan
    1. Defining and Describing the Performance Gap
    2. Identifying Technical and Social Change Methodologies to Close the Gap
    3. Key Takeaways
    4. Action Opportunities
  12. Chapter 7. The Performance Management System
    1. Planning Activities to Achieve Key Result Area Goals
    2. Executing the Action Plan
    3. Monitoring and Adjusting Plans
    4. Celebrating and Sustaining Results
    5. The Actual Craft of Creating and Communicating a Technical Plan
    6. Key Takeaways
    7. Action Opportunities
  13. Chapter 8. The Social Plan
    1. The Support and Resistance Plan
    2. The Involvement Plan
    3. The Communication Plan
    4. Key Takeaways
    5. Action Opportunities
  14. Chapter 9. The Burning Platform
    1. What Is a Burning Platform?
    2. Where Do Burning Platforms Come From?
    3. How Do You Create a Burning Platform?
    4. Key Takeaways
    5. Action Opportunities
  15. Chapter 10. Conclusion
    1. The Wall
    2. Key Takeaways
    3. Action Opportunities
  16. Notes
    1. Preface
    2. Chapter 1
    3. Chapter 2
    4. Chapter 3
    5. Chapter 4
    6. Chapter 5
    7. Chapter 6
    8. Chapter 7
    9. Chapter 8
    10. Chapter 9
    11. Chapter 10
  17. References
  18. Announcing the Business Expert Press Digital Library
    1. Announcing the Business Expert Press Digital Library