Chapter 7Sustaining the Momentum Systemically

“The proof is always in the eating of the pudding.”

The momentum of a major change effort is sustained when the organization anchors the required changes in the fiber of the organization while maintaining its ability to respond to the next set of challenges. Sustaining the momentum of change is a challenge for any organization; sustaining the momentum of change systemically is one of the important attributes of the Whole-Scale approach.

Systemic momentum is achieved through paying attention at all times to all points of the Star of Success. At times, the work of the change effort may focus more on one of the first four points, such as setting the Strategic Direction, and all points are kept in ...

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