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A frontline team helped a 100-year-old furniture manufacturer overcome its quality issues—and an ingrained aversion to change.

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To compete for a crucial contract, a services unit at Alstom Transport needed to make transformation sustainable in the long term. Its improvement offers lessons for senior managers in how to secure lasting change.

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In the latest Shakespeare event series, senior leaders draw insights from the Elizabethan age by looking at the role leaders play in determining company culture.

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By changing the mind-sets of its frontline staff, a Fortune 100 company was able to liberate itself from the shackles of information technology.

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Examining four key protagonists of Shakespeare’s plays can yield timeless insights about how to manage culture change in an organization.

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Good things happen when companies view employees as active advocates and participants of change programs—and not merely as the target of changes delivered from “on high.”

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Big data will be increasingly important for asset managers, but many organizations are unsure how to proceed. A three-step process can help.

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Forcing organizational change from on high rarely works. Corporate transformations work best when leaders identify the relevant issues but then let their frontline workers find the answers.

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Your strategy may be brilliant, but without the involvement, support, and creativity of your frontline workers, it’s likely to go nowhere fast.

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Leaders who have been most successful at shifting their company culture employ four key principles for success. This video interview shares insights from the field.

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The META approach can be used to spur acceleration at four levels: strategy, organizations, teams, and leaders.

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The key to a successful transition is preparation. This video interview discusses how to set yourself up for success when considering a move to a new company.

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In business, how fast is fast enough? The authors of the book Accelerating Performance delve into a research-based method for determining the optimal metabolism for your organization.

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Many mergers fail to realize their full potential because of conflicting cultures. But a systematic approach to addressing culture can help overcome this costly obstacle.

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Cultivating self-awareness can help leaders to be more effective. This video interview explains how to develop this self-awareness using the concept of the “mood elevator.”

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Six tips can help teams avoid groupthink, which impedes unconventional thinking and prevents team members from productively challenging their own ideas.

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A survey of senior executives highlights what works—and what doesn’t—when it comes to attracting and retaining talent in China.

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Join Accelerating Performance coauthor Colin Price and be among the first to discover the science behind the "drive factors" that enable companies to outperform competitors.

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The global convenience store retailer is challenging retailing’s status quo through business model innovation and out-of-the-box partnerships.

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By forgoing leisurely onboarding and induction processes, boards can ensure directors get off to a fast start.

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