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The #1 Killer of Change

Lead Change Blog

That phenomenon, first described by Jerry B Harvey in his article ‘The Abilene Paradox’, highlighted his views on consensus inertia. Groupthink’, coupled with the rapidly evolving pace of change and fear and uncertainty of purpose and direction, are undoubtedly significant contributory factors to poor business decisions. Ensure your team consensus is real, rather than imagined, by regularly reflecting on the values that underpin your declared purpose.