Organizational transformation is a tall order in today’s turbulent world. In policing, it’s even more challenging. Yet, there are powerful examples of progress that show how leaders can create an environment for innovation and guide people and stakeholders through to successful transformation.
In this episode of the Chief Growth Officer Podcasts, Scott Thomson, former police chief of Camden, New Jersey shares his unique perspective on what it takes to move a policing organization through phases of innovation and change, and how lessons learned can be applied to organizations of all types. His insights and experience will spark responses to the following questions:
- How do you balance responding to urgent daily needs, while creating a new organization?
- Are there ways to pace innovation so that people and teams can sustain progress?
- How can you build a new mindset and culture over time?
- What do leaders need to do to prepare themselves?
For more information about Scott Thomson and the transformation of the Camden Police Department read our case study below.