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Ask any CEO who has overseen a Corporate Transformation what should have been handled differently, and you are likely to get this answer: "We should have--and could have--moved faster."

Such executives have a long list of regrets: They wish they had unified the leadership team right away. They wish they had engaged employees sooner and quickly drummed up support for the new vision. They wish they hadn't waited so long to test their assumptions and refine their key initiatives. And they wish they had generated some visible returns early on, to accelerate the commitments and reinforce the expectations of employees, customers, suppliers, and investors.

This framework, authored by Transformation expert Robert H. Miles, reveals the six major "Inhibitors" (shown below), as well as how to identify each of them. It closes by offering a one-page, self-administered survey (available in PowerPoint and Excel) that enables you to diagnose just how intensively each inhibitor is embedded in your organization -- the first reality you need to recognize before planning and launching a rapid, enterprise-wide transformation.

The Transformation Inhibitors

1. Cautious Management Culture
2. "Business-as-Usual" Management Process
3. Initiative Gridlock
4. Recalcitrant Executives
5. Disengaged Employees
6. Loss of Focus During Execution

This presentation is the planned first in a Flevy series which identifies the "Accelerators" that Transformation Leaders may deploy and overcome each Inhibitor, as well as articulates a proven methodology -- the Accelerated Corporate Transformation (ACT) Method -- for rapidly implementing enterprise-wide transformation.

This ACT Method is based on Robert Miles's direct supervision of over 30+ of the most iconic Corporate Transformations, including Apple, General Electric, IBM Global Services, Symantec, National Semiconductor, Office Depot, PGA Tour, Rockwell International, Southern Company, and Black & Veatch, as well as a number of emerging high-tech companies and public utilities.

This presentation is based on a talk given by Dr. Miles and an article he authored for the Harvard Business Review. It is fully editable in PowerPoint and includes extensive speaker notes with additional content to supplement the slides. There is also accompanying Excel-based Transformation Readiness Assessment included with this purchase.

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