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Leading from the Bottom

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We have been long term advocates of J.B. Quinn’s inverted hierarchy model for new service led economies.Essentially Quinn’s argument was that the vast majority of jobs in the developed world (arou
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Acting for Change
Progress through Social collaboration, Stakeholder Engagement, Modern leadership, Digital Tools
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One Human at a Time —

One Human at a Time — | Acting for Change | Scoop.it

Our individual and collective responsibility to bring about positive change is immense. But how do we do? One way, as Henry Dunant did 150 years ago, is to give life to a new idea that advances humanity. More modestly, another way today is to improve how purpose-driven organizations work.
Notes from my contribution to an event on Community Building & Change Management organized at the International Committee of the Red Cross in January 2018.

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Competition in organizations: is it good - or bad? – Niels Pflaeging –

Competition within organizations is neither good, nor bad. Whether internal competition is useful, constructive and appropriate depends on the level on which we let it happen, or on which it is…
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Autopsy of a Failed Holacracy: Lessons in Justice, Equity, and Self-Management

Autopsy of a Failed Holacracy: Lessons in Justice, Equity, and Self-Management | Acting for Change | Scoop.it
As many nonprofits look at the enormous potential benefits of building shared leadership in and around their organizations, they will surely stumble across the holacracy model, but does it offer a real path forward? In this article, a veteran of one change process intelligently critiques the model, providing guidance on what other organizations may wish to avoid. This is the first of a 3-part series on shared leadership we will run over the coming month.
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Why Human Resources Is Not Your Friend

Why Human Resources Is Not Your Friend | Acting for Change | Scoop.it
The HR department exists to serve top management, not you. A look inside the history of human resources and the reasons why HR can fail employees.
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The New CEO Activists

The New CEO Activists | Acting for Change | Scoop.it
A playbook for polarized political times
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"A disappointing article that sees CEO activism as a strategic business play and not as an act of courageous moral leadership. HBR “orthodoxy” remains part of the problem." (Robert Phillips)
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It is about time you protect your Tommie Smith, John Carlos and Colin Kaepernick

It is about time you protect your Tommie Smith, John Carlos and Colin Kaepernick | Acting for Change | Scoop.it
The battle between Good and Bad, Loyalty and Toadying, Progress and Immobility, Past and Future, Courage and Conformism has accompanied Mankind since its beginning. And always, prior to Victory, courageous whistle blowers and change agents have paid, with their lives sometimes, and more often, with
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How the Organisation Subverts its Subversives

How the Organisation Subverts its Subversives | Acting for Change | Scoop.it
Just as a virus is constantly adapting as the immune system tries to defeat it, the change movement must learn to evolve. Being wedded to the form that lead to early success is a sure route to fail…
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Turning Noise into Knowledge

Turning Noise into Knowledge | Acting for Change | Scoop.it
The meteoric rise of Slack over the past few years has re-energised the digital workplace field, and now with Microsoft Teams starting to become widely adopted in more traditional enterprises, new opportunities are opening up around this class of tools. Most interesting to me, currently, is the emerging opportunity for turning ephemeral chat into more …
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Never Under-Estimate the Immune System

Never Under-Estimate the Immune System | Acting for Change | Scoop.it
Every large and successful institution has an immune system – a collection of individuals who are prepared to mobilize at the slightest sign of any “outside” ideas or people in order to ensure that these foreign bodies are neutralize
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Using quality as a lever for transformation - Céline Schillinger, Sanofi

Using quality as a lever for transformation - Céline Schillinger, Sanofi | Acting for Change | Scoop.it
Using quality as a lever for transformation - growing modern leadership skills, taking advantage of digital and social technologies.
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Transformation: Non, vous n’avez pas un problème d’exécution

Transformation: Non, vous n’avez pas un problème d’exécution | Acting for Change | Scoop.it
C'est une histoire maintes fois vécue: "Notre stratégie de transformation est parfaitement claire. Mais on a un gros problème d'exécution" me confie ce membre du CODIR d'une entreprise du CAC40. En clair, les ruptures surgissent de partout, on dépense des millions en plans de transformation, on met du digital et du startup partout, et rien -…
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Le changement humain —

Le changement humain — | Acting for Change | Scoop.it
Nous portons une immense responsabilité individuelle et collective dans le changement positif. Mais comment faire ? Comme Henry Dunant il y a 150 ans, on peut donner vie à une idée nouvelle qui fait avancer l'humanité. Plus modestement, il est possible d'améliorer le fonctionnement des organisations
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Why Job Descriptions Need To Go

Why Job Descriptions Need To Go | Acting for Change | Scoop.it
After hiring upwards of fifty people over the past ten years, I am ready to fess up. I loath writing job descriptions. A few years ago at a previous company, I introduced a new product director role within my business unit. I knew what I was after: someone who could lift their head above the day-to-day to …
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Autopsy of a Failed Holacracy: Lessons in Justice, Equity, and Self-Management

Autopsy of a Failed Holacracy: Lessons in Justice, Equity, and Self-Management | Acting for Change | Scoop.it
As many nonprofits look at the enormous potential benefits of building shared leadership in and around their organizations, they will surely stumble across the holacracy model, but does it offer a real path forward? In this article, a veteran of one change process intelligently critiques the model, providing guidance on what other organizations may wish to avoid. This is the first of a 3-part series on shared leadership we will run over the coming month.
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People don’t resist change, they resist bullshit

People don’t resist change, they resist bullshit | Acting for Change | Scoop.it
There were some interesting posts the last couple of weeks; all indicating that there is something fundamentally wrong with how organisations measure people's performance. Petervan artwork – detail of 2016 painting on performing Acryl on Canvas   Some examples: Leda Glyptis’ post on the annual appraisal process And her subsequent post about the fake nature of…
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Infographic: Why organisations must change

Infographic: Why organisations must change | Acting for Change | Scoop.it
Why organisations change? One reason is increasing complexity (the C in the acronym VUCA). This infographic explains the impact of complexity on business.
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The Myth of The Learning Organisation

The Myth of The Learning Organisation | Acting for Change | Scoop.it
It would be easy to conclude that The Learning Organisation is a fantasy. Global financing and market pressures will never allow such a concept to really happen. Shareholders will always take the s…
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Grief and growth at work – Lois Kelly – Medium

All change involves loss and some degree of grief, but we rarely help people — or ourselves — process loss at work. Never mind learn ways to recover and become stronger. Losing a job. Losing work…
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Change agents: The unsung heroes of digital transformation

Change agents: The unsung heroes of digital transformation | Acting for Change | Scoop.it
Spreading digital literacy and driving collaboration, change agents help companies stay competitive in this era of digital transformation.
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Changing Company Culture Requires a Movement, Not a Mandate

Changing Company Culture Requires a Movement, Not a Mandate | Acting for Change | Scoop.it
Frame the issue in a way that stirs emotion.
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Survive + Thrive - Kotter International

Survive + Thrive - Kotter International | Acting for Change | Scoop.it
Strategy Execution and Change Management – Reimagined
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