CHAPTER–11–Executing the Transformation Plan

Knowing is not enough; we must apply!

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe1

THE LAST TWO BOXES of the Transformation Roadmap comprise the Execution Cycle. Some of the activities in those boxes were covered in Chapter 10. Here, we address what it takes to ensure that implementation can succeed and yield positive improvements. We look at what needs to happen throughout the enterprise, both in terms of specific activities and at the level of how the enterprise “thinks” about itself.

This is when enterprise transformation is diffused throughout the entire enterprise, not only through improvement projects but also in terms of the day-to-day communication and day-to-day being. Now is when you are remaking your enterprise ...

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