In order to respond to the fast pace of social, political, economic, and technological forces, organizations must be nimble at effectively responding to challenges and taking advantage of opportunities. Most organizations and their leaders struggle with developing and implementing all types of large-scale change.
Large-scale change efforts have a greater likelihood of success if the organizational culture, including individual values and beliefs, is aligned with the goals of the change effort. This article offers five core principles to guide culture change and improve the probability of successful transformation.
During the winter of 2005, Pfizer Animal Health’s Cattle business unit moved to take advantage of changes in the dairy industry’s business model. Over the last few years, the dairy industry has shifted largely from the family run farm to one that is increasingly more consolidated and corporate in nature. In response to this shift, […]
As a result of the April 2003 merger between Pfizer, Inc and Pharmacia, leadership in the newly merged animal health division faced a daunting array of challenges. Even though the animal health organization was a relatively small part of the total transaction, there were still ambitious financial goals that had to be met to make […]