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Change & Transformation Council

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The rapid rate of change and increased complexity in markets, customers, products, and services is making it almost impossible to keep up, let alone stay ahead, in business. Combined with the emergence of unimaginable competition, the frequency and pace of change required to thrive in the global marketplace has reached a point where it affects everything. We need to be able to change swiftly to solve new problems faster, accelerate innovation, and get our products and services to market faster. If we do this, we outperform the competition.

This Council helps leaders leverage their collective experience to meet these challenges head on. Our mission is to advance the practice of change management by creating new thought leadership and developing capabilities for extraordinary performance.

We focus on change management challenges in business transformation and renewal, global reorganization, and employee engagement. These business needs will drive our research, collaboration, and application in the following areas:

  • Change and Transformation assessment & strategy development & renewal, sponsorship, stakeholder alignment
  • Adoption and implementation of strategic and operational programs & projects, to drive growth and add new value through digital transformation and other shifts in business & social environments
  • Training, coaching & facilitation in leading change management concepts & practices, with a particular focus on shifts in mindset and culture for leaders and employees

  • ADP
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Altria Group, Inc.
  • Bayer Corporation
  • Boeing Company
  • Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.
  • Boston Consulting Group, The
  • Boston Scientific Corporation
  • CSL Behring
  • Cargill
  • Cigna
  • City of Seattle
  • Edgewell Personal Care Company
  • Edward Jones
  • Edwards Lifesciences Corporation
  • FedEx Ground
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Intel Corporation
  • LiquidPower Specialty Products
  • Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering
  • Microsoft
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Omaha Public Power District
  • Partners HealthCare
  • Porter Novelli International
  • Procter & Gamble Company
  • Qualcomm
  • Quest Diagnostics
  • SVB Financial Group
  • Sazerac Company, Inc.
  • State Farm Insurance Companies
  • Sutter Health
  • T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.
  • TIAA
  • U.S. Department of the Navy
  • UPS
  • Vizient, Inc.
  • Walmart

Enduring relationships with trusted peers are the core of the Council experience. Enhanced by our global, enterprise-wide reach, these relationships span the world and extend the value of Council membership. Confidential peer dialogue provides you with a broader perspective and shared experiences, as well as access to specific knowledge and best practices.

  • Collective problem solving that puts your issue on the agenda
  • Benchmarking through regular surveys of Council members about relevant company practices
  • Multifunctional insights generated by the wealth of perspectives gathered from 125+ Councils (covering more than 50 functions) that work together across geographies
  • Virtual communities that extend learning opportunities through a variety of online forums and other resources

Senior leaders with enterprise-wide strategic responsibility and accountability for change management, organizational & business transformation, organization development, business improvement & organization effectiveness. Membership is by invitation only.

Kent Greenes

Kent Greenes

Senior Fellow, Human Capital and Program Director, Change & Transformation Council and Knowledge & Collaboration Council
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Why join the Change and Transformation Council?

Councils offer me a highly professional thought leadership exchange, and a wealth of access to resources, networks, and thought leadership. I appreciate the balance between engaging in strategic dialogue and experiencing relevant subject matter to advance my thinking. The topics we discuss are timely and include helpful real-life applications.

Tom Scrivner, Senior Manager, Organization Effectiveness, Leadership, Learning and Organizational Capability, Boeing

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