The large scale forces that impact organizations and leadership
Change Drivers are those large scale forces that constitute the organizational environment and impact the organization in various ways. As a result, the organization, its leadership and processes must adapt to the new opportunities and threats. To better understand these forces, use the following study questions to examine change drivers as well as revenge effects.
Questions for study
- Change Drivers: a discussion of the economic, social, technological, informational, political, and other macro-forces
- Revenge Effects: based on the idea that organizations and their environments are quite interconnected, this page lists a variety of "backfires" that can occur. When decision makers jump to quick fixes and short term colutions, they may miss long term and unintended consequences of their actions.
- What are change drivers? How do they "drive" change?
- Give examples of change drivers for each category (e.g, technology, etc.)
- What are some current examples of change drivers impacting an organization, and how has it affected the organization?
- What are some of the things organizations do to try and adapt to change drivers?
- How do these efforts at adaptation affect workers?
- What is the role of leadership in envisioning the future, and preparing and facilitating the workforce for change?