How to Use Catalytic Mechanisms for Organizational Change Efforts?
In a 2002 paper "Using Catalytic Mechanisms to Drive and Institutionalize Change", Tom Gilmore, Ivy Pool and Benjamin J. Charvat argue that that catalytic mechanisms are changes that trigger multiple actions across the system.
By their very nature catalytic mechanisms have a ripple effect—they tend to trigger further actions, often unexpectedly. Since they spread responsibility and accountability over a large part of the organization, catalytic mechanisms are powerful tools for sweeping people into a change effort.
Who has experience in how you can use catalytic mechanisms for long-term (culture) change efforts in large organizations?