As a leader at NIH, you work in a world that is moving faster than ever. New technologies,globalization,changing workforce demographics,generational differences,the need for greater collaboration and shared decision-making all put pressure on leaders to develop skills that are far different from the approach that worked in previous decades. In this workshop,you will be introduced to the dynamics of change and systems thinking,enabling you to orient yourself and others in the midst of change. You will explore the theory of Adaptive Leadership, drawing on the work of change experts Ron Heifetz, Robert Kegan, Lisa Lahey, and Bob Anderson.You will uncover barriers to change and define strategies for managing and leading people when the work involves implementing change.
- Learn useful distinctions about leading change and about the dynamics of organizational change.
- Discover the characteristics of change leaders and select a development focus for your own
- Use a simple, but powerful, framework for identifying competing commitments that may restrain progress.
NIH Managers, Supervisors, & Team Leads