Leading Change

Scott, Arlene
March 2005
Leadership Excellence;Mar2005, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p6
The article reports that the only way to lead change is to mobilize leadership, to help managers understand, share, and commit to the change agenda. They must understand the actions and behaviors required for success; feel strong ownership for the changes required; have the talent, skills, motivation, and capabilities to deliver the goods; and show that they are on a path to get real results. For this, the first role is to build a committed and fully engaged executive team by articulating the vision and using them to help clarify strategy and set objectives. Aligning senior leaders reveals the need for new leadership skills and ways of operating.


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