To Build an Agile Team, Commit to Organizational Stability

Published in the Harvard Business Review by Elaine Pulakos & Robert B. (Rob) Kaiser

Companies that are best able to bounce back from jolts and adjust have a stable foundation. It provides the confidence, security, and optimism people need to keep calm, act rationally, and swiftly adapt to disruptive change. There are seven evidence-based practices that leaders can use to build a stable organizational foundation on which employees and teams can find firm footing: sharpen your focus, break down barriers, optimize failure, build optimism, reassure people, harmonize resources, and preplan for recovery.


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