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John Wilkins

John Wilkins is Executive in Residence: Public Management at York University. He was a career public servant and diplomat. (jwilkins@schulich.yorku.ca)

Changing management 0

The word ‘dysfunctional’ is often used to describe individuals, families, relationships,...

Instituting Change 0

Kotter International found that 90 per cent of managers and employees...

Sustaining Progress 0

In the 5th century BC, Nehemiah rebuilt the walls of Jerusalem....

Enlisting volunteers 0

Large-scale change occurs when a sizeable body of people gets behind...

Forming a strategic vision 0

High in the Arctic, the Inuksuk is a timeless cultural symbol...

The elephant in the public service 0

‘Elephant in the room’ is a metaphorical idiom for an obvious...

Creating a sense of urgency 0

Time is of the essence for Alice’s White Rabbit. In business,...

Managing change 0

The answer my friends is blowin’ in the wind … BOB...

Fostering generational change in leadership 0

Excellence in leadership is instrumental in serving the public interest. New-age...