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Practicing Organization Development: A Guide for Leading Change: A Third Edition by Arielle Sullivan, Roland L. Sullivan, Jacqueline M. Stavros, William J. Rothwell

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LAUNCHES OF TRANSFORMATION

The process for CES had four launches: pre-launch; Launch 1 (alignment of the core leadership team that sets direction for the organization), Launch 2 (20 percent of the organization participating in four large group interactive events or waves); and Launch 3 (evaluation and sustainability planning for the ongoing change) (see Figure 38.1). This section describes the launches and the transformation process.

Pre-Launch

During the pre-launch phase, attention is paid to establishing relationships, understanding the business, and completing a preliminary scan to scope out the work. An elaborate contract is written that has enough specificity that people know what they need to do, yet enough flexibility to support ...

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