Me in Three
- Scott Keller leads McKinsey’s Transformational Change group in the Americas. He has worked with CEOs and top teams to deliver substantial improvements in clients' revenue, share prices, and customer satisfaction. At the same time, he has helped clients to strengthen employee engagement and cost efficiencies, reducing employee turnover and deepening collaboration across businesses. Scott regularly hosts CEO roundtables on leadership and change management, including at McKinsey's Leadership Retreat and at the World Economic Forum. Outside of McKinsey, Scott is a co-founder and board member of Digital Divide Data (DDD), a social enterprise that utilizes a sustainable IT service model to benefit some of the world's most disadvantaged. DDD was ranked by Fast Company magazine as a global Top Innovator.
- Colin Price leads McKinsey’s global Organization Practice. For more than 20 years he has helped executives tackle their most important organizational challenges, including performance transformation, behavioral change, post-merger integration, and organization design. He has advised some of the world’s largest corporations and major public-sector organizations. Colin’s has directed multiyear change programs and turnarounds that have substantially improved companies’ financial performance and underlying organizational health; supported major mergers that have achieved much greater synergies than anticipated; delivered significant savings through cost-cutting and reorganization efforts; and worked with one of the world’s largest health systems to design and implement a large-scale “social movement” to galvanize the system behind a quality strategy. In addition to his McKinsey roles, Colin holds a visiting professorship at Bath University in the UK, focusing on organizational behavior and leadership, and is an associate fellow of Oxford University.
- Beyond Performance: How Great Organizations Build Ultimate Competitive Advantage will be published by John Wiley & Sons in June 2011.
Only a third of organizations that achieve excellence are able to maintain it over decades. Even fewer manage to implement successful transformation programs. These statistics have devastating implications. In business, most of today’s companies will falter within 20 years. In government, the majority of reform programs will fail. And so will most efforts to create broader social change.
This new book by McKinsey senior partners Scott Keller and Colin Price is written for those who intend to beat these odds.
VideosBeyond Performance: Changing how managers think about health Gary Hamel talks with Scott Keller and Colin Price about the difference between short-term performance and long-term health. Beyond Performance: Recipes for health Gary Hamel continues his conversation with Scott Keller and Colin Price about the different types of healthy organizations and the various ways that managers can motivate employees within them.
Blog PostsEncouraging organizations to change: The influence model You know your organization needs to change, but now it's time to actually do something about it. Scott Keller and Colin Price describe some of the tools you can use to successfully transform your organization. Want to change your company? Go viral The energy to truly change a company over the course of months or years has to come from the grassroots. How mangers can use viral marketing to support this kind of change. Creating change: When your intuition is wrong Only a third of excellent companies remain excellent over the long term. Even fewer change programs succeed. These are the facts, yet these need not be the odds of success for your organization.