Executing Change in the Organization
The Consultant′s Toolkit
In today′s fast–paced environment, executive leaders, like you, must be able to react and move quickly in response to changing conditions and pressures.
A Guide to Executing Change for Executive Leaders offers you and the other members of your executive leadership team the information and tools needed to successfully lead and execute a change initiative within your entire organization. During the course of the Executing Change in the Organization workshop, you will establish the framework and structure for the change project and identify and address the key issues that will impact your organization.
A Guide to Executing Change for Executive Leaders is the hands–on resource for guiding you in your pivotal role to drive change successfully in your organization and keep one step ahead of the competition.
You and other members of the executive leadership team will learn how to most effectively
Establish the structure and assign accountability for the overall change effort
Identify the key outcomes, strategies, initiatives, and business objectives
Link the change initiative to your organization′s overall strategic intent, goals, and objectives
Develop a compelling message that expresses the core meaning, purpose, and expectation of the change initiative
Assess the overall organization′s readiness for change
Assess how complexity and risk affect change
Establish opportunities that enable change to take place
1. Establishing Guidelines and Assigning Accountability 1
2. Identifying the Key Outcomes, Strategies, Initiatives, and Business Objectives 7
3. Articulating the Compelling Message 17
4. Change Readiness Assessment 23
5. Change Risk Assessment 31
6. Change Style Assessment 41
Wayne R. Davis is a senior partner with The Ryan Group, where he heads its consultancy practice serving a diverse client base in both the private and public sectors. His client responsibilities include domestic as well as international engagements working with management and senior leadership on planning, change, and performance improvement. Davis is the author or coauthor of several books, articles, and papers including books on organizational change, such as Game Plan for Change and Team Performance Inventory, both from Pfeiffer.