Citrix: We’re Doing What?? My Story of Moving to workAnywhere.
In short? You FREAK OUT.It was a delightfully warm winter day at Citrix HQ in Ft. Lauderdale, and my manager pulled me aside. He said there were rumblings about a special project that would require some heavy-duty change management. As a change management professional, always hungry for the next people challenge, I was intrigued.
What he said was something like this:
Michael’s team is going to move to open seating, meaning it will all be unassigned. The walls are coming down. No one will have an office. We are calling it workAnywhere … and this has never been done at Citrix before.
“Wait,” I gasped. “What?! No one—not even our senior leaders—will have an assigned desk? Wait. I WON’T HAVE MY OWN SPACE?!”
::commence hyperventilation and dizziness::
OK. I’m breathing again.
I am a practitioner of a discipline called change management, which is about helping…
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