Too many workplaces are devoid of humanity and creativity, and are in desperate need of revitalisation. Bizarrely, many organisations still approach culture change as a clinical process that is ‘done’ to people, often because they don’t know any different.
Typically, the results are lacklustre or worse, create fear, stress and inertia. Sometimes they can be catastrophic. One thing is certain: people want to know that their contribution is making a difference and that they belong to something of significance that is bigger than them.
Is the solution a more experimental environment where employees and stakeholders can realise progress faster? What if I told you no quick fix or formula exists to getting change right?
What we do know is that cultural transformation in any measure requires deep courage, tenacity and ongoing commitment to empowering employees and stakeholders with confidence and capability to own and lead change.
Overcoming the fear and fatigue of change is a long game that is directly proportional to how human an organisation is prepared to be. This humanisation requires no less than radical ...