Why is it important to address both performance & mindset when implementing change management?


Bill Schaninger (Author & Senior Partner at McKinsey & Co.)

Bill Schaninger provides examples to demonstrate the importance of implementing change that includes both performance and mindset improvements. As an example he explains that it is difficult to advance change such as developing an ownership mindset when a company also implements initiatives reducing the ability to make decisions. According to Schaninger, an aspirational approach combined with a targeted performance initiative will be more successful than a single-focused approach.


About Author

Bill Schaninger

Author & Senior Partner at McKinsey & Co.

Bill Schaninger is an expert on the role of culture, values, and leadership in improving business outcomes, he has helped CEOs, government ministers, and other top executives assess organizational health and lead initiatives to improve it. He also brings strong experience in strategic human resources, helping organizations understand how to create world-class talent systems and winning workforce dynamics. Since joining McKinsey in 2000, Bill has focused his work on driving large-scale organizational and cultural change for diverse clients across North America, Europe, and the Middle East.

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Lyndsay Christian

Lyndsay Christian


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