Wednesday July 8, 2020

Line managers are crucial to driving change

28th May, 2017
Lazlo Block, former senior vice-president of people operations at Google, says one of the most important things a high-performing team has is a sense of security

People realise that accomplishing change successfully is difficult. In the academic literature, opinions vary, but there is a widely held and credible consensus that many change programmes do not achieve their stated aims.

Some authors would contend that up to 70 per cent of change programmes don’t achieve what they set out to.

The pace of change doesn’t seem to be slowing down later, it’s almost like Moore’s Law for organisations. In 1965, Gordon...

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