What type of people and career changes did Patricia Russo encounter as she prepared for and worked her way up the corporate ladder, and what form and types of changes did she make at Lucent Technologies?
What resistance did Patricia Russo have to overcome to complete the merger of Alcatel and Lucent?
How is Alcatel-Lucent committed to innovation?
How do Alcatel-Lucent and Patricia Russo embrace diversity?
How does Alcatel-Lucent use organizational development (OD)?
Select an appropriate cross-functional team with outside stakeholder members. The team includes top leaders and a human resources specialist to run the meetings. Outside consultants with relevant expertise may also be included.
Appoint a “champion” to follow through on recommendations.
Meet for several days to come up with recommendations for improvements.
Meet with leaders to get their immediate response to the recommendations.
Hold follow-up meetings, as needed, to implement the recommendations.