Henry Silva: Aspiring Change Agent for a Start-up Company

What steps would be necessary for a recent Columbia MBA graduate to win over employees and to implement a successful change agenda in an innovative start-up energy company?
Todd Jick  | Spring 2009
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Henry Silva, a soon-to-be Columbia MBA graduate and aspiring change agent, wrestled with the decision about whether to join New Power LLC, an innovative start-up energy company, as the director of special projects. In this new capacity, he would be responsible for the transformation of the company culture with the goal of creating a more dynamic and productive work environment. What steps would be necessary to win over employees and to implement a successful change agenda?

Case ID: 090408
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