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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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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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The Top 30 Best Organizational Culture Thought Leaders in the World

The Top 30 Best Organizational Culture Thought Leaders in the World | Acting for Change | Scoop.it
The definitive list of the world's best top 30 most influential organizational culture thought leaders, trainers and consultants.
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Le désengagement des salariés n’est pas une fatalité, mais une question de rationalité

Selon une récente étude, seuls 10 % des salariés français se sentent engagés dans leur travail. Le désengagement semble parfaitement accepté par nos organisations. Pourquoi ?
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How Networks And Hierarchies Can Coexist And Drive Success

How Networks And Hierarchies Can Coexist And Drive Success | Acting for Change | Scoop.it
Working in concert, networks and hierarchies push one another to help an organization amplify its own potential and adapt to marketplace shifts.
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In Discussion with Liminal Leader Kenneth Mikkelsen —

In Discussion with Liminal Leader Kenneth Mikkelsen — | Acting for Change | Scoop.it
The next in our series of interviews asking a number of noted thought leaders for their views on essential questions around Organizational Change. On this occasion I was fortunate to spend time discussing some aspects of this with Kenneth Mikkelsen. Kenneth says of himself: I am dedicated to impr
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Just 15% of employees are engaged. The rest lose $7 trillion in productivity

Just 15% of employees are engaged. The rest lose $7 trillion in productivity | Acting for Change | Scoop.it
An alarmingly small minority of just 15% of employees worldwide feel engaged in their work.
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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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Don’t Just Tell Employees Organizational Changes Are Coming — Explain Why

Don’t Just Tell Employees Organizational Changes Are Coming — Explain Why | Acting for Change | Scoop.it
And explain how they connect to your mission.
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How Do You Respond When The Worst Happens?

How Do You Respond When The Worst Happens? | Acting for Change | Scoop.it
Setbacks in business aren’t so different from elite athletes experiencing career-altering injuries. Employees, like athletes, are often left wondering if it’s possible for the company to come back. How do leaders help people move forward with a Thrive lens when they're stuck in Survive mode?
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Why Good Projects Fail Anyway

Why Good Projects Fail Anyway | Acting for Change | Scoop.it
When a promising project doesn’t deliver, chances are the problem wasn’t the idea but how it was carried out. Here’s a way to design projects that guards against unnecessary failure.
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Yuval Noah Harari Explains Why the Secret to Surviving the Coming Tech Dystopia is Not What You Think

Yuval Noah Harari Explains Why the Secret to Surviving the Coming Tech Dystopia is Not What You Think | Acting for Change | Scoop.it
In his new book 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, historian Yuval Noah Harari (and bestselling author of Sapiens and Homo Deus) explains why your psychology—more than any skill or doomsday bunker—will determine your quality of life in the future.
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Meet the ‘Change Agents’ Who Are Enabling Inequality

Meet the ‘Change Agents’ Who Are Enabling Inequality | Acting for Change | Scoop.it
In “Winners Take All,” Anand Giridharadas explores a global elite that bemoans the state of the world while refusing to seek real, structural change.
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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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Emeric Nectoux's curator insight, September 2, 3:15 AM

La première qualité d’une stratégie est de refléter les capacités de l’organisation. C’est en particulier vrai pour la transformation. Si la stratégie a un problème d’exécution, c’est que l’exécution est un problème stratégique que la stratégie a ignoré.

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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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