When individuals download our free Results!!! mini-Book, we ask a question about the biggest strategy implementation opportunity or challenge the individual is facing in his or her organization. One reason for asking the question is to identify organizational change topics we can address here.
Someone downloaded Results!!! and listed “unfreezing (a) team, moving forward, and preparing for growth” as the strategic task at hand. The clarity and directness of this strategic challenge prompted me to assemble this list of organizational change articles focused on these three areas.
Unfreezing a Team
Unfreezing a team begins with identifying the strategic path from where an organization is to where it needs to go and eliminating roadblocks along the way.
- Creating Organizational Change and Change Management – 4 Strategy Options
- 29 Phrases Blocking Innovative Ideas
- Three Strategic Voices to Include on Your Team
- 12 Ways Project Teams Can Stay out of the Weeds
Whatever the hesitancy to innovate has been, unfreezing a team involves identifying and launching the steps (even the small steps) to make progress.
- Creating Strategic Impact – How to Start? Just Start!
- 8 Ways to Start Now and Quit Waiting
- Creating Strategic Impact with Small, Possible Steps
- New Business Ideas and a Creative Block in Your Organization
- Don’t Let Fear of Change Block Innovative Business Ideas
- 5 Authors’ Perspectives for Defeating “Enemies of Invention”
Preparing for Growth
Preparing for growth involves using today’s resources to aggressively build for a bigger and more robust future.
- Strategic Thinking and 10 Fundamentals of Creating Strategic Impact
- 9 Strategic Thinking Questions – Helping Teams Execute Strategy
- 10 Project Planning Questions for Launching New Programs
- 16 Keys for Innovating with Few Resources
- Innovation Strategy – 4 Organizational Change Management Struggles at Disney
Keys to Organizational Change and Innovation
We’re exploring new ways to package Brainzooming content to address reader and client business opportunities and challenges. Look for more of these types of compilations to help you go to school quickly on business situations you face. - Mike Brown
Leaders need high-impact ways to develop employees that can provide input into strategic planning and then turn it into results. This Brainzooming mini-book, "Results - Creating Strategic Impact" unveils ten proven lessons leaders can use to boost collaboration, meaningful strategic conversations, and results.
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