How skilled are you at overcoming resistance from the powerful middle?
FRAGMENTATION is the splitting of focus and commitment among stakeholders. A noticeable crack in the group's intentionality appears. A few in the group even begin to question why the expedition was undertaken in the first place. There's no longer unity of purpose, solidarity, or commitment to the vision.
FRAGMENTATION usually happens at the worst possible time. It's essential to recognize the beginnings of FRAGMENTATION. In order to reestablish cohesion, leaders must act quickly and effectively.
When faced with new possibilities, people react in predictable ways. The FRAGMENTATION PRIME helps a leader to visualize what kind of splintering is occurring.
Let's examine the patterns in the illustration of the FRAGMENTATION PRIME: