CHANGING OUR TOOLKIT FOR “CHANGE”

Leaders affect change at the individual, unit, and enterprise levels both in response to the external environment and internal pressures to build and sustain readiness for the next mission. For years, a common theme in military doctrine and conventional wisdom has been that leaders must lead change. If sustaining competitive advantage in a complex and […]

LEADING AND MANAGING CHANGE: MORE THAN JUST A PROCESS

[Kotter’s] first step is to establish a sense of urgency. … But then the question I ask the students is, ‘What’s the step that leads to figuring out what’s urgent?’ Why is change hard in military organizations? There’s no question that militaries need to change routinely to sustain the ability to fight and win its […]