Effective coaching is an important ingredient to quality leadership. Like leadership effectiveness, good coaching is a journey and not a destination. As part of this journey, I would like to explore the above concept with you.
For years I have been utilising various change frameworks inspired by Kotter; ADKAR; Tadeo, Beake and Fink; Argyris, etc. I have found them extremely valuable and various projects and initiatives have benefited from their utilisation. I have developed six principles for being an Adaptive Organisation. If these principles exist, the organisation will adapt more readily when sound change frameworks are then applied.
Just ask yourself how many times you have heard the 'culture of the organisation' given as an explanation for the less than expected success of various initiatives. So like any risk, responsible organisational leaders will actively manage it.
It may surprise you to hear me say then, that as Change/Organisation Development (OD) practitioners, we may get the focus on culture wrong.