by Greg Zabikow, Former Assistant Treasurer, EVRAZ North America
The only things that are guaranteed in life are death, taxes, and change. Given this reality you will drive the change, partner with the change, follow the change, or get run over by the change. Since being involved with the change process is beneficial to one’s success, leading the change can have a dramatic impact on your career results. So how does one go about leading the change process?
There are different approaches to change management. You can walk into your boss’s office and say, “I have the best idea to solve problem X” or “I have a new way for the company to save $X.” This can have mixed results.
You might get one of the following responses from your boss: