What Makes Change Harder — or Easier

Before you adopt any popular new management approach, it pays to analyze the implicit values embedded in it. Then ask yourself: How well will those values fit our existing organizational culture?

Markus Spiegel, Theresa Schmiedel, and Jan vom Brocke


In today’s turbulent business environment, many companies are undergoing major innovation or change initiatives. These transformational efforts are often accompanied by the introduction of new management practices and methods. The reasons for such changes are many: The “old way” of doing things no longer delivers desired results, a new strategy needs to be implemented, new technologies should be leveraged, or an entire business model needs revamping. ...

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