If you take the lessons from this book to heart, your organization will be well positioned to become more organic, responsive and, yes, a great organization. Your employees will be more engaged, your executive team more united and collaborative, and, on a personal level, you will be more aware and effective as a leader. Bottom line—you will be leading a more profitable and sustainable organization.

So, is the job done? Absolutely not. In fact, those who believe organizational transformation is an event with a defined beginning and end are still embedded in the mechanistic mindset. Unfortunately, many models of organizational change reinforce this belief. Whether it be W. Bridges's model of the three phases ...

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