Summary of 5 Ways to Lead in an Era of Constant Change

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According to organizational change expert Jim Hemerling, most organizations bungle change, responding only to a crisis or masquerading layoffs as a change program. Hemerling outlines five people-focused transformation strategies that expedite change without discouraging your workforce. getAbstract welcomes Hemerling’s refreshing perspective on a challenge every company faces when operating in a continually evolving environment.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why organizational transformation is so difficult,
  • Why successful transformations involve putting people first and
  • How this principle can help your organization.

About the Speaker

Organizational change expert Jim Hemerling is a senior partner at the Boston Consulting Group.



People are energized by making changes in their personal lives, but this enthusiasm seldom crosses over into the workplace. When management introduces a transformation program, workers dread the layoffs and restructuring that often follow. In this time of “always-on transformation,” organizations must...

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    Robin Jackson 2 years ago
    Great topic...interacting with your co-workers, making it an our responsibility and our ideas really makes the job more of a positive challenge.... Often times your supervisor leans on one or two people that they depend on which makes everyone else seem insignificant.....