Who Killed Change?: Solving the Mystery of Leading People Through Change
Every day organizations around the world launch change initiatives often big, expensive ones - designed to improve the status quo. Yet 50 to 70 percent of these change efforts fail. A few perish suddenly, but many die painful, protracted deaths that drain the organization`s resources, energy and morale.So, Who or what is killing change? That`s what you`ll find out in this delightful whodunit. The story features a Columbo-style detective named Agent who`s investigating the murder of yet another Change. One by one, Agent interviews thirteen prime suspects, including a myopic leader named Vision; a chronically tardy manager named Urgency;an executive named Communication whose laryngitis makes communication all but impossible;and several other dubious characters. The suspects are sure to sound familiar, and you`re bound to relate them to your own workplace.In the end, Agent solves the case in a way that will inspire you to become an effective ChangeAgent in your own organization.