Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Poetry at Work: The Poetry of Regime Change


It happens to virtually every organization: a crisis, an executive retirement, an executive leaving, some outside influence or event. The organization, meaning the people who are the organization, finds itself in the midst of an organizational convulsion.

I call it regime change. And there’s poetry at work here, too.

It’s different from classic reorganizations; those are usually, or typically, undertaken by existing management. Regime change usually comes from outside the day-to-day organization – another part of the company takes over, a new CEO arrives, the Board of Directors decides a change is needed, a financial crisis hits, a reputational crisis hits, and many other reasons.

To continue reading, please see my post today at Tweetspeak Poetry.


Photograph by Petr Kratochvil via Public Domain Pictures. Used with permission.

1 comment:

nance.mdr said...


there's a storm
headed this way

good photo choice