Survival of the Most Adaptable: Becoming a Change-ready Culture

From Spencer Stuart, written by: Frank Birkel, Claudia Lacy Kelly and Greg Welch Excerpts from the attached “Survival of the Most Adaptable” Although each company’s culture is unique, we have found that leaders of companies that have demonstrated an affinity for adapting tend to share certain characteristics: • ability to recognize the opportunity in a challenge; • a focus on the right priorities; • commitment to clear, candid communication; • accountability; and • promotion of creativity and entrepreneurship. Seeing what others can’t Rather than reacting to external pressure, companies that are most successful are driven internally to get ahead of a change…