Reactions to Change – Pill 026

Change by definition is "to make the form, nature, content, future course, etc., of (something) different from what it is or from what it would be if left alone". After talking about how to prepare and execute change, let's see which reactions can be experienced. People can react in different ways to change that impact … Continue reading Reactions to Change – Pill 026

Executing change – Pill 025

After preparing for change is time for the executing. At this stage, the organization implements the planned changes on technology, structure, culture, or procedures. The specifics of how change should be executed will depend on the type of change. However, there are two tips that may facilitate the success of a change effort. PROVIDE SUPPORT: As the change … Continue reading Executing change – Pill 025

Preparing for change – Pill 024

As their definition, Projects bring change most of the times, since they deliver something new to the organization, and unique. So what to keep in mind when delivering a Project? Many change efforts fail because people are insufficiently prepared for change. When people impacted by the project (that we should have mapped within the Stakeholders) … Continue reading Preparing for change – Pill 024

Company Structure and Innovation – Pill 022

In Pill 017 I've shared the A-B-C concept about how to shape culture of change and innovation, but that depends on the company's structure within we are moving. Company structure are fundamental to shape culture of sharing and innovation. We can talk about two configurations of organizational structures, mechanic structures and organic structures.  Mechanistic structures are those … Continue reading Company Structure and Innovation – Pill 022

Product, service and Process Innovation – Pill 018

In today's pill I'd like to share the differences on innovating a product, a process or a service. Product innovation concerns the innovation of physical products, products that are tangible and so there can be a radical new product or an incremental innovation (we will discuss radical and incremental innovation in a different Pill). In contrast … Continue reading Product, service and Process Innovation – Pill 018

Innovation and Business Strategy – Pill 013

To produce innovation we must have an innovation strategy. What is it? An innovation strategy is different from a firm's overall strategy. The business strategy aims at what the firm, as a whole, wants to achieve, and how to achieve that goal. Although these what and how questions sound familiar to the ones in innovation strategy, here they … Continue reading Innovation and Business Strategy – Pill 013