Another classic change management article from Harvard Business Review, Tipping Point Leadership describes the leader journey of a police commissioner.  He was faced with

  • limited resources,
  • people stuck in the status quo,
  • opposition of some pretty powerful forces.

Believing that a change was needed, he dealt with the following four hurdles with these actions:

  • cognitive:  put people and managers face-to-face with customers and problems to get new ways of thinking
  • resource: focus on the hot spots and bargain with partner organizations
  • motivational: put the stage lights on and frame the challenges to meet the needs
  • political:  identify/silence internal opponents and isolate external ones.

How could you use this in your organization?

To read more:

http://hbr.org/2003/04/tipping-point-leadership/ar/1

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