August 24th, 2010
According to a study by PriceWaterhouseCoopers, almost 75 percent of all programs of organizational change fail because they don’t create the necessary of support among their membership. This week on Business Matters, we examine the dynamics of change. We’ll be joined by a change management expert to explain the challenges of a leader trying to implement change and ways to roll with changes as they come, rather than fearing change. But first we explore the background behind the closing of a historic community bank in Chicago.
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Robert Kuttner is co-founder and co-editor of The American Prospect magazine, as well as a Demos Distinguished Senior Fellow. He was a longtime columnist for BusinessWeek, and continues to write columns in the Boston Globe.
Bob is the author of eight books, including the recent New York Times bestseller, Obama’s Challenge: America’s Economic Crisis and the Power of a Transformative Presidency. His last book, The Squandering of America (2007), explores political roots of America’s narrowing prosperity and the systemic risks facing the U.S. economy. Bob has also begun work on a new book on the challenge of regulating global capitalism.
Rick Maurer works with leaders who want to lead change without migraines™. Through Maurer & Associates, he provides expertise to help you identify even deeply hidden resistance, overcome it rapidly, and thereby implement even the most difficult strategic and tactical changes.
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