Six Disciplines, among many things, is a catalyst for organizational change. What can a small business CEO learn about leading organizational change - from the CEO of Proctor & Gamble?
In this McKinsey Quarterly interview, Alan G. Lafley, CEO and longtime insider, recounts how he orchestrated recent change at P&G.
Lafley describes his role helping managers to make strategic choices by challenging their deeply held assumptions. While many companies assume that outsiders are needed to shake things up,
Lafley argues his 25 years in operations give him a depth of understanding that allows for 'more intelligent' risk taking.