Transformation leadership is about gardening

Some leaders see the transformation of an organization like running a machine, which just needs to be fixed. Therefore, they keep hiring managers as mechanics analyzing what is wrong with people.

However, the transformation of an organization is not like running a machine. Organizations are organic, and should be treated as such. The leaders should act as if they were growing the organization.

Having grown up on a farm in Denmark, it seems obvious to me to draw a parallel between transforming organizations and cultivating nature.

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