Sponsored By Issue: 2015-2 FEBRUARY 2015 A Message from our Founder… Effectiveness of Leadership Joseph F Paris Jr I have owned my own business since 1985, so I have been a leader far longer than I have been led. In fact, I have owned my own businesses for so long (thirty-years this year) that I
Survey Analysis: What Makes a Change Agent Great? Toward the end of 2014, XONITEK and Smart Work | Network, Inc. (SW|NW) initiated a joint research project. This research will ultimately produce a psychometric profile that can be used to predict which potential Change Agents are statistically likely to be successful in that role. As the
Smart Work Network has teamed up with XONITEK to create a statistically predictive psychometric “model” of successful corporate change agents using our ManagementPro normative assessment. Want to participate? Take the Survey here (You will also receive a copy of the final results)
When an organization goes in search of great change agents, what exactly sets apart the individuals most likely to succeed? Is it background? Training? Having a good boss? Or is it something deeper—perhaps even something that could be measured? XONITEK is engaging with a research partner to develop a tool for doing exactly that. Find
Transformation efforts fail due to many reasons. Usually there’s a lack of urgency, or executives underestimate the power of resistance or are just too complacent. The bottom line is that most CEOs fail to master change-agent skills. The 21st Century is proving to be a turbulent, volatile era and chief executives who’ll successfully lead their organizations will have one thing in common—they’ll be the Social Architects of their organization, designing systems for consistent high performance.