You have been influenced when you think something you wouldn’t otherwise have thought, or do something you wouldn’t otherwise have done.
There is influence in everything an organization does, and sometimes in what it doesn’t do. Influence is the common denominator linking all the CxO titles and every facet of business, making it an ideal basis from which to contemplate Organizational (re)Design.
Business invests to better manage the flows of time, money and materials, and now it must be equally adept with influence flows. Developing this capability is pivotal to working as a network and to responsiveness.