John Kotter on Why “Management Is (Still) Not Leadership”

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Here is an excerpt from an article written by John Kotter for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please click here. * * * A few weeks ago, the BBC asked [.].

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Brief History of Change: Kotter

LDRLB

There is perhaps no change model more cited than John Kotter’s eight-stage change process. Kotter’s work has been repacked and resold by countless “change consultants.” Considering what is said about imitation, the Harvard Business School professor must be the most flattered guru in management. Kotter first presented this model in his 1995 book Leading Change. Kotter’s work is heavily relied on because of its prescriptive nature. Featured change kotter

Brief History of Change: Kotter

LDRLB

There is perhaps no change model more cited than John Kotter’s eight-stage change process. Kotter’s work has been repacked and resold by countless “change consultants.” Considering what is said about imitation, the Harvard Business School professor must be the most flattered guru in management. Kotter first presented this model in his 1995 book Leading Change. Kotter’s work is heavily relied on because of its prescriptive nature.

Words Of Leadership And Management Wisdom From John P. Kotter

Eric Jacobson

Kotter: Leadership complements management; it doesn't replace it. Management controls people by pushing them in the right direction; leadership motivates them by satisfying basic human needs. Management Leadership General Management Skills

Management Craft: Getting Buy In for your Ideas - John Kotter.

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Success: A Breeding Ground for Complacency?

Great Leadership By Dan

Here's another exclusive guest post from John Kotter. Kotter. Kotter is the chief innovation officer of Kotter International , a firm that helps leaders accelerate strategy implementation in their organizations.

Leading Change – Lessons for New Leaders from Satya Nadella

Great Leadership By Dan

For instance, Nadella drove home his mobile/cloud and productivity agenda early in his tenure with the release of Office for iPad, the elimination of licensing fees for Windows on smartphones and smaller tablets and the release of hybrid cloud management tools for Azure.

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10 Simple "Truths" about Management vs. Leadership

Great Leadership By Dan

Management and leadership are not the same. Not all leaders are managers and not all leaders are managers. Managers plan and budget, organize and staff, control and solve problems, and produce predictability and order.

Fast Change: The co-organization of Business

Great Leadership By Dan

Yes, certainly, there are more than a handful of organizations that manage not only to change, but to set the pace for everyone else. Dr. John Kotter explains some of it in a video here – but there are a few things worth reinforcing. change innovation John Kotter Russell Raath strateg

Does a Mentor have to Breathe?

In the CEO Afterlife

In the early days of my 40 year business career, I was lucky to work under two gentlemen who instilled several critical success factors that guided me from Brand Manager to CEO. Their writings can be an invaluable management resource to help solve problems and unleash opportunities.

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Managing Change in Organizations

Rapid BI

Change Management For organizational development to be effective, change needs to be managed. Many organizational focus on the project management aspects of change. Management change change management kotter kubler ross Models organizational development slides theoriesWhile this is an important factor - it is not the critical factor. People are.

Guest Post: Change Management Models

Change Starts Here

The following article shares one practitioner’s journey to uncover new models and expand his change management toolkit. Change management models. I am a process guy by training, but I make my living from change management. The ADKAR® change management course by Prosci.

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Our Book on Organizing Change Features Three Key Principles

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Karl''s blog entries Bill Lee Citi College of Business Creative Commumnication Network inclusive John Kotter Jossey-Bass Karl Krayer Leading Change Managing Change MBA Organizing Change Pfeiffer San Francisco. When Bill Lee and I wrote Organizing Change (San Francisco: Pfeiffer-Jossey Bass, 2003), we did so from a large-scale perspective.

28 Great Quotes to Inspire and Manage Change

Great Results Team Building

This list of 28 great quotes to inspire and help manage change may be useful to remind yourself and your coworkers of the needs and benefits that motivate successful people to not only welcome it, but to become advocates and champions for progress. Kotter.

Peter F. DiGiammarino: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

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Bob''s blog entries Brilliant Mistakes Brooke Manville Charles Rossotti Compusearch Executive Suite IntelliVen James O''Toole John Kotter Judgment Calls Leading Change Manage to Lead: Seven Truths to Help You Change the World Paul Schoemaker Peter Drucker Peter F. Peter DiGiammarino is a senior executive with 35 years of success leading businesses that target tight public and private markets around the world.

The Manager as Change Agent: A book review by Bob Morris

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The Manager as Change Agent: A Practical Guide to Developing High-Performance People and Organizations Jerry Gilley, Scott Quatro, Erik Hoekstra, Doug Whittle, Ann Maycunich, Scott A. Bob's blog entries The Wizard of Oz John Kotter Basic Books Scott Quatro Erik Hoekstra Doug Whittle Ann Maycunich Scott A.

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Karl Ronn: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

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Karl Ronn is the managing director of Innovation Portfolio Partners. Based in Palo Alto, he helps Fortune 500 companies create new businesses or helps entrepreneurs start category creating new companies. He is a co-founder of VC-backed Butterfly Health that sells Butterfly body liners nationally. He is also developing a software company building diagnostic competency for […].

Top 16 Books for Human Resource and Talent Management Executives

Chart Your Course

Every HR, OD professional, and management consultant should at the very least be aware of their existence, if not well-versed in their ideas and theories. First, Break All the Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently (1999). Kotter.

8 Critical Stages for Anyone Creating Change

Nathan Magnuson

It’s been said that the term “change management” is a misnomer because if you are trying to “manage” change, you’re already too far behind!

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That’s Not How We Do It Here!

Leading Blog

And John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber’s That’s Not How We Do It Here! This well-managed clan has done well to date but is now faced with unprecedented problems that challenge their once reliable rules and procedures. Of Related Interest: An Interview with John Kotter on Urgency.

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Leadership and Evolution

Coaching Tip

The first answer is the nature of management and the nature of leadership. Our misunderstanding of this issue makes us believe that a management-driven hierarchy with competent executives at the top ought to be able to guide an organization to move faster, be more agile and thrive. Management is not Leadership. Kotter provides a powerful new "dual operating system" framework for competing and winning in a world of constant turbulence and disruption.

5 Insights I Learned From Top Authors in 2016

Leadership Freak

That’s Not How We Do it Here, John Kotter. Over-managed organizations… Continue reading → Author Book Notes LeadingIf you’re not learning, you’re dying. 5 insights I learned from top authors in 2016 #1. Organizations need both disruption and stability to thrive.

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5 Insights I Learned From Top Authors in 2016

Leadership Freak

That’s Not How We Do it Here, John Kotter. Over-managed organizations… Continue reading → Author Book Notes LeadingIf you’re not learning, you’re dying. 5 insights I learned from top authors in 2016 #1. Organizations need both disruption and stability to thrive.

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Video Book Club: A Sense of Urgency

Next Level Blog

Posted by: Jon Latzer | June 29, 2010 at 01:44 PM Love Kotter's work.

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Be•Know•Do: A book review by Bob Morris

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Shinseki Field Manual 22-100 [comma] Army Leadership Frances Hesselbein Jack Welch James Kouzes and Barry Posner John Gardner Patrick Lencioni John Kotter Jossey-Bass/Leader to Leader Institute; 1st edition (2004) Oliver Wendell Holmes Peter Drucker Richard E. Marine Corps Book of Strategy (Tactics for Managing Confrontation Be•Know•Do: Leadership the Army Way: Adapted from the Official Army Leadership Manual United States Army (Author); Frances Hesselbein and Eric K.

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 2/4/13)

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Tellis GigaOM HBR How to Successfully Manage Opposing Strategies Inc. Janko Roettgers Jason Selk John Brockman John Horn John Kotter Josh Lerner Karl Weber Knut Haanaes Leigh Thompson Les McKeown Lincoln Management Tip of the Day Marla M. Capozzi Martin Reeves MIT Sloan Management Review Nancy F.

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Great Performers - What's the Manager's Responsibility?

Management Craft

I like this post from John Kotter on his Forbes blog called, How to Retain the Heroes Within Your Workforce. And this begs a question - if you are a manager, does this mean that you should change things, manufacture challenges, adjust work tasks, to ensure that your top talent does not get bored or feeling like their work is not meaty enough? Check out Kotter's post and think about the ways you can better engage your best performers. . HR Management

Turn the Tables on Fear-Mongering

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Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. HBR newsletters John Kotter Management Tip of the Day Turn the Tables on Fear-MongeringTo sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. One of the most effective tactics for killing a good idea is to instill fear in the minds of those who need to approve it. In business, a [.].

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris: 11/5-11/12

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Kotter Kerry A. Bunker Laura Curnutt Santana Linda Sharkey Management Tip of the Day Michael Hugos Michael Mauboussin Mike Michalowicz mint.com Morten T. I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you: BOOK REVIEWS The Pumpkin Plan: A Simple Strategy to Grow a Remarkable Business in Any Field Mike Michalowicz HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations Nancy Duarte Freedom, Inc.: Free Your Employees and Let Them Lead Your Business to Higher [.].

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Be•Know•Do: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Shinseki Field Manual 22-100 [comma] Army Leadership Frances Hesselbein Jack Welch James Kouzes and Barry Posner John Gardner Patrick Lencioni John Kotter Jossey-Bass/Leader to Leader Institute; 1st edition (2004) Oliver Wendell Holmes Peter Drucker Richard E. Marine Corps Book of Strategy (Tactics for Managing Confrontation Be•Know•Do: Leadership the Army Way: Adapted from the Official Army Leadership Manual United States Army (Author); Frances Hesselbein and Eric K.

Accelerate (XLR8)

Leading Blog

John Kotter provides that extra something we need in Accelerate (XLR8). He writes that management-driven hierarchies are “still absolutely necessary to make organizations work.” Much more leadership, not just management.

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Rapid BI

Leadership and Management Models Download PowerPoint Slides – page 3b. At RapidBI we use many management and leadership models and through the process of using them we have developed a library of 100?s. Managing Change. Talent Management nine box grid. Kotter.

3 Ways Leaders Can Help Bring Great Ideas To Life

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Kotter International President, Russell Raath on behalf of The Economist Executive Education Navigator. That truth is that great ideas don’t only come from senior management.

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LeadershipNow 140: September 2018 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from September 2018 that you might have missed: Empathy and creative thinking are valuable skills in the workplace, but they’re hard to teach by @Lyndagratton Frustrated or Focused - Leadership Tips for Managing Emotions by @davidmdye. For Aspiring Managers— Why You Will Love Managing by @artpetty. 5 Ways To Manage Your Energy Levels by @julia_felton. An Interview with John Kotter on Urgency.

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Book Review of “The Culture Cycle: How to Shape the Unseen Force that Transforms Performance”

The Practical Leader

John Kotter and James Heskett’s classic book, Corporate Culture and Performance , is an organization development classic. Harvard Business School professor, James Heskett’s new book, The Culture Cycle: How to Shape the Unseen Force That Transforms Performance , follows up his and John Kotter’s earlier work with updated research, current examples, and pertinent observations.

There Is No Time To Hurry Up And Wait

N2Growth Blog

John Kotter was right; an atmosphere of urgency will create an atmosphere of exceptional or extraordinary achievement. Communications Crisis Management Leadership Public Relations Rants Strategy avoid crisis Crisis Leadership ferguson learning risk Risk By Damian D. “Skipper” Pitts. Chair, Organizational Development, N2Growth.

What We Need The Most in 2012?

QAspire

Business ecosystem is rapidly changing – and as a student of personal and organizational change, I recently re-read Dr. John Kotter’s book (published in 2008) titled “A Sense of Urgency”. Books/Reviews Random Musings 2012 change managing change sense of urgency urgency

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Last chance on my podcast episodes, get em' while you can! #management

Management Craft

I talked with folks like Marcus Buckingham , John Kotter , Dan Pink and many others. Several years ago, I did a podcast series called "Fireside Chats". I have not recorded an episode for some time, but I still get about 800 downloads a day. Weird.

Executive Coaching and Leading Change

Lead Change Blog

Leading change is more challenging than managing a project that has defined beginning and end points. As John Kotter, author of Leading Change , suggests, short-term wins reveal progress made, boost morale, and build positive momentum. Leading change is one of the most stressful responsibilities of leadership. Change initiatives require heavy workloads, long hours, and helping others navigate the change process.

Creating A Sense of Urgency

Six Disciplines

A few years back, change management guru, John Kotter, published his latest book, A Sense of Urgency. Kotter has written about urgency before. For a quick review, here's Kotters " Eight Steps To Transform Your Organization ": Establish a Sense of Urgency. In his latest book, Kotter reminds us : "70% of large scale initiatives in companies failed or were not fully launched.

Creating A Customer-Centric Culture – The Disney Way

Tanveer Naseer

Kotter and James L. Heskett published their 10-year research project – “ Corporate Culture and Performance ” – in which they compared companies that intentionally managed their cultures to similar companies that did not. Did Not Manage Their Cultures Revenue growth of 166 percent.

LeadershipNow 140: November 2012 Compilation

Leading Blog

Change and Continuity - Mintzberg And Kotter Agree - You Must Manage Both by @profkjmoore. Find Your Blind Spot: A Self-Reflection Activity for Managers by @petefriedes.

Active Listening: the Key to Leadership Success

Great Leadership By Dan

The In Search of Excellence author, Tom Peters utilizes the term “management by walking around”. I often tell upper management that they have earned their stripes and that I view them as “the Elder council”.