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Appreciative Inquiry: A Positive Revolution in Change

Appreciative Inquiry: A Positive Revolution in Change

Call in the SWOT team. Analyze the weakness and put up a solid strategic defense to the onslaught of environmental threats. That's the kind of language that too often permeates change projects. Appreciative Inquiry: A Positive Revolution in Change seeks...
Change Management: The People Side of Change

Change Management: The People Side of Change

As hard as it is to hear, the easy part of change management is the technical part. It’s something that I learned over a decade ago, as we were called in to implement new technology. We found that, though the solutions were technically beautiful, organizations w...
Cynefin: Weaving Sense-Making into the Fabric of Our World

Cynefin: Weaving Sense-Making into the Fabric of Our World

It was years ago in the subterranean conference center of a hotel in Washington, DC when I met Dave Snowden. He had a keynote speaking slot as well as a workshop. I had some breakout session that I had managed to get. I was speaking with a friend when...
Lean Change Management: Innovative Practices for Managing Organizational Change

Lean Change Management: Innovative Practices for Managing Organizational Change

Agile software development becomes lean development and lean startups, and sometimes the folks who grew up in software development transition into organizational change. They bring with them ideas from software development and information technology in...
Making Sense of Change Management: A Complete Guide to the Models, Tools, and Techniques of Organizational Change

Making Sense of Change Management: A Complete Guide to the Models, Tools, and Techniques of Organizational Change

Change management and organizational change are a big topic area. However, for the most part it's been a territory without a map. Few books have focused on cataloging the organizational change space and instead seek to promote their own perspective about...
Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Change

Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Change

Somehow, the idea that we’re making a transition seems larger than making a change and simultaneously more concerning and more comforting. Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Change  intentionally couples the word “transitions” to change to remi...