Peter Drucker is attributed with the quote, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” While still the case, postsecondary culture must adjust to both rapid and longer-term shifts in the world around it. The ecologies that have long constituted its culture, including those we all live in and work with, have become even more open as systems. This session focuses on developing attendees’ personal and organizational capacities for effectively managing both anticipated and unpredictable changes in their institutions. This ecological approach identifies where external changes are likely to affect the organization and what it can do to create a "flexible" culture that does not eat strategy. Participants will work with multiple examples of change in their own institutions during a variety of interactive learning experiences.
Mid- to upper-level administrators who have responsibility for leading one or more campus units and need to successfully manage change in their organization.
TAGS: Institutional Direction, Organizational culture, Change Management
Via Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)