This is Part 3 in a series on organizational change Part 1: Leader, Be Prepared! Your Followers May Resist Change. Part 2: Change in Real Time: What You Need to Know As a Leader Large-scale change in an organization involves a process of experimentation and learning. It is impossible to anticipate all the possible problems or to prepare [...]Malcolm Webber
Writings on Christian leadership and leader development by Malcolm Webber
This is Part 2 in a series on organizational change. Part 1: Leader, Be Prepared! Your Followers May Resist Change. Part 3: Without a Strategy for Change, You’re Sunk Leaders lead their constituents somewhere different from where they are already. Thus, the essence of leadership is change. Consequently, leaders must understand the change [...]Malcolm Webber
This is part 1 in a series on organizational change Part 2: Change in Real Time: What You Need to Know As a Leader Part 3: Without a Strategy for Change, You’re Sunk Most people prefer stability and predictability in their lives and ministries. Consequently, proposed change causes stress for most people. This is why when faced with [...]Malcolm Webber
Community Is Essential to Building Leaders! Here’s How You Can Activate Transformational Communities.
The most effective leader development efforts are conducted within a living community of people in which the emerging leaders function and participate. In many traditional systems of education, the individual students arrive at the class, sit at their separate desks, listen to the lectures, participate in whatever group tasks are [...]Malcolm Webber
“Groupthink” is a well-documented phenomenon that teams must vigilantly avoid. It occurs when a group of people strives to minimize conflict at the expense of critical analysis and evaluation. Groupthink happens when the members of a team try so hard to get along that they never disagree, which results in a stagnation of ideas. [...]Malcolm Webber