The time has come to forget the current paradigm of change management. In an increasingly VUCA world, large strategic plans become obsolete before they are implemented. There is a mismatch between the pace of external change and the speed of adaptation of companies and organizations. Nokia, Kodak and Blockbuster are good reminders.
And this happens because they still live the paradigm of Change Management. In his book “The Science of Successful Organizational Change”, Paul Gibbons suggests a new paradigm that we at Target Teal already see emerge and are actively promoting. Now we can borrow the name he proposed. Change-Agility. Comparing the current paradigm of Change Management with this paradigm we have: