Category Archives: Leadership
The following is in response to an on-line discussion between several colleagues which started with a post about the possible decline of democracy in the US, and went on to ponder whether that was caused by capitalism: I do think … Continue reading
Gilmore Crosby on Lewin’s Situational Model of Leadership published in the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science!
We’re pleased to announce yet another cutting edge publication, this in the prestigious JABS! Gilmore Crosby has translated Lewin’s writings into a visual model and into a new understanding important and applicable to any leader. Here is the visual: Read … Continue reading
Be the change you wish to see in the world. —Mahatma Gandhi The T-Group based workshop has just begun. The 24 participants and the 3 faculty members have introduced themselves, and the CEO (who is himself participating) has briefly explained … Continue reading
An OD student recently asked about favorite OD models on a social media site. Here, with a pinch of pepper, is my reply: I appreciate Edwin Friedman for putting leadership into a systems perspective. It’s not a visual model. It’s … Continue reading
I was recently queried about how to address poor performance by a front line supervisor. Here is my response: Agreed, the issue may lie with the supervisor. In my experience, however, many leap to that, because they don’t know where … Continue reading
Take a hands off approach. Keep your distance. Don’t explain the “why” of the change. Handle “resistance,” by putting people through training so they will “embrace change” (“Who Moved My Cheese” being a prime example). “Hold people accountable to embrace … Continue reading