Daryl Conner

August 23, 2011

How to Work Yourself Out of a Job

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Teaching clients to execute change on their own is a crucial part of practicing our craft. This series is for those practitioners who have the desire and the latitude to transfer as much of their knowledge, tools, and skills as the client is prepared to take on.

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August 16, 2011

An Approach to Successful Culture Change

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In this series, I’ve been talking about culture and its role in major organizational change. In this last post, I’ll describe the importance of planning for culture change in the process and describe five ways to execute a successful culture shift during a transformational change.

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August 10, 2011

What Role Does Culture Play During Change?

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Many leaders (and some change practitioners) don’t attend to the culture as they should during times of major upheaval. Sometimes, they disregard the power of culture to maintain the status quo, or they see it as “too soft and mushy” to address. In this post, I’ll discuss when an organization should change its culture.

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August 2, 2011

What’s Culture Got To Do With It?

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Like “paradigm leap,” “cultural change” is a term that has been misused, if not abused by our profession. In this three-part series, I will look at the dynamics of culture, the role it plays during change (hint: culture eats change for lunch), and critical considerations when planning and executing culture change.

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