Work-Out as Culture Change
THE IMPETUS FOR trying Work-Out in your organization may be the kind of quick, dramatic change that everyone can recognize easily—a competitor’s moves, a new technology to use or sell, the arrival of a new CEO. Or it may be the quieter, more insidious change of declining performance and increasing bureaucracy that can strangle an organization in its sleep.
Work-Out can bring quick, targeted, clear, and high-impact change. Unfortunately, changes generated through Work-Out may be short-lived if the basic approach and assumptions that support Work-Out do not become more fundamental to your organization’s DNA, its ...