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Pepperdine Graziadio Faculty Member Christopher Worley Featured in New Article from Society of Human Resource Management in HR Magazine

August 9, 2021  | 1 min read

Christopher Worley profileA new article from the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM)’s HR Magazine features an interview with Pepperdine Graziadio Business School Professor of Organizational Theory and Management, Christopher Worley

According to a McKinsey & Co. report released in May 2021, highly successful agile transformation triples the likelihood that an organization will be a top-quartile performer. The report, The Impact of Agility: How to Shape Your Organization to Compete, also found that 65% of organizations that were highly successful in agile transformations reported a positive impact on their financial performance after transformation.

"People see [agility in organizations] as all or nothing, that if parts of an organization are not agile, this is a problem," said Chris Worley. "The truth is that some parts of the organization need to be stable, reliable and predictable.”

The full article is available in SHRM’s HR Magazine, here.