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Leaders - Help Your People Through Times of Change

One of the most frustrating situations I see workers face is during times of organizational transition, such as mergers or acquisitions. I am always left wondering why the effects of such change are not given more consideration, particularly the impact on workers. 893 more words

Career Management

Looking beyond the essentials. Enabling your startup for success.


Being a startup founder is one of the hardest challenges someone can take in the modern age. Starting something from the ground up based on a unique understanding of the world and turning it into a billion-dollar company can seem near impossible. 574 more words


4DX Model: Executing Course Websites

This post continues the discussion of how to lead an organization to adopt course websites. In our first post of this series we analyzed the six sources of influence to determine how we could manipulate personal and social needs to influence others to adopt change (Grenny 2013). 159 more words

Learning Community

Innovation Based Culture

Strong competition in the market and the rapid changes in technology and innovation have stirred organizations to transform into one that is competitive and relevant. Achieving this would take the organization to a level of openness, changes of habits, and envisioning its path and destination to success. 449 more words


Managing through layoffs

As a people manager, I understood the fundamental principle that I was no longer an independent contributor.  I had a team that I was responsible for, who looked to me for guidance. 808 more words


How Effective is Your Leadership as a Change Agent?

What happens when leaders are challenged with having to implement changes within their organization?  Given the state of the economy, effective leaders must learn how to successfully implement changes that will produce positive, long-term, strategic results. 500 more words

Executive Leadership

#OSEditorPicks: Behind Smoke and Mirrors: A Political Approach to Decoupling

In the #OSEditorPicks for August, Behind Smoke and Mirrors: A Political Approach to Decoupling, Anja Kern, Aziza Laguecir, and Bernard Leca respond to calls for more attention to power and politics within institutional theory. 261 more words

Organizational Studies