Date Added: Jul 2010
Change in the workplace is accelerating. Technology development and infusion into new products is almost a daily event. Companies are in endless pursuit to drive costs down to become more competitive. Rightsizing, downsizing, reorganization with layoffs are the norm. Changes driven by Six Sigma or Continuous Improvement are commonplace events. Global competitive pressures require new thinking, redeployments, and radical new ways of conducting business. The workplace is filled with the turmoil of change and many people question the value of these changes. In this paper the author will examine the changing workplace, leadership principles, and present a call to action.