Leading, Not Managing
Because management deals mostly
with the status quo and leadership deals mostly with change, we are going to have to try to become much more skilled at creating
Only leadership can blast through the many sources of
motivate the actions
needed to alter behavior in any significant way. Only leadership can get
change to stick, by anchoring it in the very
culture of the organization...
proactive innovators and
game-changers who create
They transforms markets, the society and the nature of
What separates great
transformational leaders from proponents of the status quo?
create a daring
of a greater future and
break the rules that have
barriers to positive change and
innovation. Leaders start with explaining why
big change is
needed, declare that the future be, articulate a purpose to
stand for and a clear
has been with the
since 1960. Having taken GE with a market capitalization of about $12 billion,
Jack Welch turned it into one of the largest and most admired companies in the
world, with a market value of about $500 billion, when he stepped down as its
CEO 20 years later, in 2000.
Although Jack Welch is "the celebrated
leader of a global manufacturer often noted for its technological prowess,
he has utilized a very human process to
through GE's vast organization. Having respect for the individual as a
pivotal force in
Welch created a model of exceptional performance every
can learn from...
Give People Time To Digest
a New Idea...
Understanding What's Going On in the Real World...
A Clue to Successful Change Management...
and External Sources of Changes...
Five Drivers of Change...
Change Management Is Not Problem Solving...
Change Before You Have To...
Business with an Outsider's Eyes...
Create Change for Competitive Advantage...
Creating Change: Twin Strategies...
Creating Change: Steps to Establishing a New Balance...
How To Ask Searching Questions...
How To Make Big Changes...
for Dealing with Resistance to Change...
Make Quick Decisions...
Manage Organizational Change...
Employees to Embrace Change...
Tips for Setting and Communicating the Vision...
Beer's Formula for Leading Change...
Ability to Change...
Successful Change Efforts...