How far are you willing to go to facilitate change in your organization? Management expert, David Maister, says youâ€™ve got to be willing to go first. And he means all the way, even to the point of resigning if your change efforts fail. Instead of saying â€œCharge!â€ to the troops, say â€œFollow me!â€.
Download the Accountability: Effective Managers Go First manifesto by David Maister.
It’s a good read and suggests a pragmatic four-step approach to trying it out yourself. While the author has provided a good set of questions to begin with, you would certainly need to tailor that up/down to match your situation. Let me know if it works for you.