Transformational'' change is becoming widely used and promoted as the new buzz phrase. Everywhere we look we see cities and communities wanting to 'transform' and have their economies revitalised or organisations trying to solve complex social and environmental issues through transformational change.
A recent strategic planning exercise with the Anangu Pitjantjatjarra Yankunytjatjara (APY) will set a new direction and momentum for this remote Aboriginal organisation. It will also build upon previous work to develop the APY as a strong partner who can work effectively with Federal and State Government, Not for Profits and Philanthropic organisations.
In looking back at the major change processes I have been involved in over the last 20 years one thing stands out as a key success factor – the need for champions who can provide the right style of leadership to advocate, catalyse and support change processes so they achieve real impact.