Tag Archives: Chris Crosby

Generative Power

The following is an excerpt is from Chris Crosby’s upcoming book: Organization Alignment: Authority, Power, and Results Generative Power The intersection between authority, power, and love is where you will find a critical ingredient as to whether your organization is … Continue reading

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Organization Alignment

Your business success depends on how well you and your employees interact to ensure that everyone in all departments get what they need, when they need it. This fact is not a problem to solve, rather it is an honor … Continue reading

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Dealing with that problem employee is possible!

Most managers have one or two employees that are capable technically but not performing the way they wish. The challenge is how to get them up to speed. Unfortunately, most managers avoid being honest with these employees until they are … Continue reading

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Sponsor, Agent, Target (SAT) – A Systems Approach to Everyday Work Life

This post, co-authored by Gil and Chris Crosby, is based on founder and father Robert P. Crosby’s adaptation of Daryl R. Conner’s change model. In today’s organization, most people work with and depend on individuals outside of their immediate work … Continue reading

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Lean Manufacturing

The key to lean is Action Research. Giving credit to Kurt Lewin, those on the front lines continually assessed the current situation, created actions towards a desired state, implemented, evaluated and recycled the process. Americans frequently ‘bought’ the product at … Continue reading

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The ERP Puzzle – Key pieces of successful software implementation

Most businesses use some form of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. Many have a terrible time during initial implementation or during subsequent upgrades. Despite this, ERP systems are here to stay. ERP systems (such as Oracle, MAS90, and SAP) … Continue reading

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Change Management – Are You Managing Change or Avoiding Reality?

Change management is not something you do, it is something that IS! It is happening each moment of each day in all workplaces. Of course there are tasks and methods to learn that can help, but every work place in … Continue reading

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The Leadership Questions (For those who have at least one person reporting to you at work)

By Chris Crosby Do you own all that happens in your work area? • Do you even own problems caused in part by supporting resources working in your area but whom you have no legitimate authority over? (I.e. you are … Continue reading

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