Partner and Associate Director
Michael Lutz leads Boston Consulting Group’s work on the Office of the Chief Transformation Officer. He is a core member of BCG's People & Organization practice area and works across industry sectors with a focus on change management and people change implementation. Mike is also a member of BCG TURN, the firm’s transformation and turnaround practice. He works with clients on large-scale transformations as well as people change implementation, headcount reduction, and codetermination negotiations.
Mike regularly gives lectures on selected HR topics at various universities including the University of Bonn and the University of Mannheim. He is an ultra-distance runner and high-altitude mountaineer. He summited Mount Everest on May 16th, 2018.
If everything is a priority, nothing is a priority. What do companies focus on in the critical early stages to ensure a successful transformation?
Corporations need to constantly transform themselves. Our global research on 2,000 transformations confirms that establishing the role of a chief transformation officer (CTO) is a key success factor in this journey. In this LABtalk, you will learn how you and your case team can help CTOs be successful by leveraging BCG’s offering.
Für viele Unternehmen in Deutschland hat die Corona-Krise den Veränderungsdruck erhöht. Damit umfangreiche Personalanpassungen in Transformationen erfolgreich und nachhaltig umgesetzt werden können, sind fünf Schritte wesentlich.
Like a CTO, the leader of an alpine climb must marshal all of his or her skills in program design, motivation, and contingency planning to tip the odds toward success.
This corporate function does best if it has the right amount of centralization and its role evolves during transformations.
Organizations can move out of their state of suspended animation and build a new compact based on trust with their employees.
The odds are stacked against leaders who manage major organizational changes. But those who model the behaviors they seek and are persistent, hypervigilant, and flexible can improve their chances of success.
An employee-centric transformation requires deep understanding of the workplace ecosystem and how well, and how fast, it can adapt to change.
Why climbing Mount Everest did not change my life, but about what did. And why true happiness always involves pain.