In this week's article on Forbes, we look at what David Cameron is doing in the UK and the leadership skills he's deploying to get those things done while onboarding at the same time. Somehow it seems that country change management is even harder than organizational change management.
Business Leaders should be careful about how they engage with the organization’s existing business context and culture. They must examine the need for change and the readiness for change, to help them decide whether to assimilate in, converge and evolve in (fast or slow), or shock the organization.
David Cameron’s actions are a good example of shocking a system that needed to be shocked. The optimal choice depends on the combination of the need for change and the organization’s readiness for change.
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