Getting Smart About Change Management

BCG

The priority imperative for many businesses is to adapt to the changing conditions in order to boost performance, or even to survive.2 One industry that has been a huge beneficiary of all this turbulence is the change management industry. Focus Thursday, January 05, 2017.

The 6 Most Common Change Management Mistakes

LSA Global

The Most Common Change Management Mistakes Can Be Avoided. Our organizational alignment research found that the highest performing businesses have leaders and employees who are highly responsive to making the changes required to stay competitive in their marketplace.

2 Indispensable Change Management Tips

LSA Global

Change management tips exist on everything from change management strategies to change management tactics to help make both personal and organization changes a success. Some change management tips are practical and helpful.

2 Indispensable Change Management Tips

LSA Global

Change management tips exist on everything from change management strategies to change management tactics to help make both personal and organization changes a success. Some change management tips are practical and helpful.

4-Step Checklist to Better Change Management

LSA Global

Better Change Management Is Notoriously Hard. Because change is so constant in today’s marketplace, you’d think we’d all be better at it by now. But by its very nature, behavioral change is hard to achieve. 4 Steps to Better Change Management.

How to Lead Change Management

Strategy+Business

For more insight, read " 10 Principles of Leading Change Management DeAnne Aguirre, senior partner with Strategy&, discusses techniques that can help companies transform quickly and effectively.

4 Ways Change Management Consulting Leaders Leverage Organizational Structure

LSA Global

Organizational change management consulting experts know organizational structure is important during change. During organizational change, smart change management consulting leaders examine the organizational structure – what we call the Structure Lens.

10 Principles of Leading Change Management

Strategy+Business

This guide to organizational change management best practices has been updated for the current business environment The tools and techniques for helping companies transform quickly can make all the difference.

A Guide to Leading Change Management

Strategy+Business

Ten time-honored tools and techniques in a graphic

All Management Is Change Management

Harvard Business

Change management is having its moment. But many of these indicate that change management is some occult subspecialty of management, something that’s distinct from “managing” itself. This is curious given that, when you think about it, all management is the management of change. If sales need to be increased, that’s change management. Change management. Maria Galybina/iStock.

Change Management VS. Change Leadership – What’s the Difference?

Cheryl Cran

When I mention ‘change’ to a client or to an audience I will often get that glazed over look that says, “here we go again talking about something that we have been DOING for decades!” Do I resist change even when I know that is a good change?

When Change Management Fails

Cheryl Cran

Change management isn’t new – it has been around for a long time and there are fantastic experts that have guided many leaders and organizations to implement phenomenal changes. Experts including John Kotter the guru on change have provided ideas and strategies for companies to manage change in a successful way. But what about when change management fails – have you ever wondered why?

The Value of Change Management Centers of Excellence

Gina Abudi

Organizations that have significant change ahead may find value in setting up a Change Management Center of Excellence (CoE). We have set these up for a number of our clients who have strategic change initiatives planned. The post The Value of Change Management Centers of Excellence appeared first on Gina Abudi. Leadership Centers of Excellence change management Change Management Center of Excellence leading change managing change strategic change

How Cloud Computing Is Changing Management

Harvard Business

Theories and practices of management often spring from the opportunities created by new technologies. Client-server technology begat enterprise resource planning systems, and the consequent system-wide visibility that was required for what we call business process management (BPM). That makes it imperative to start thinking about how management will be changed by the most impactful information technology of our time: cloud computing. How organizations are changing.

Culture's Critical Role in Change Management

Strategy+Business

A new survey shows that when executives fail to focus on culture, their change initiatives founder

Engage Employees in Change

Gina Abudi

When change is launched in an organization, there is an expectation among senior leadership that it will be successful. Sometimes this assumption is made because the change appears to be minor and “not a big deal.” The post Engage Employees in Change appeared first on Gina Abudi.

How To Structure Consulting Offers To Win More Business with Jessica Lederer: Podcast #85

Consulting Success

When Jessica Lederer found the holes in the relocation process, she knew right then she can make a change by starting a workplace strategy firm and structuring consulting offers. Consulting Success Podcast change management design thinking Ingage Inc.

Selling $7 Million In Consulting Services Within 12 Months with Shannon Adkins: Podcast #61

Consulting Success

a management consulting firm that brings change management and operational transformation expertise to global enterprises in the life sciences, healthcare and technology industries.

Change Management Is Becoming Increasingly Data-Driven. Companies Aren’t Ready

Harvard Business

Data science is becoming a reality for change management, and although it may not have arrived yet, it is time for organizations to get ready. The companies best positioned to change in the next decade will be the ones that set themselves up well now, by collecting the right kind of data and investing in their analytics capacity. Are some managers better than others at delivering messages to employees? Capture Reference Data About Current Change Projects.

Data Can Do for Change Management What It Did for Marketing

Harvard Business

Housing market price changes can be more accurately predicted from analysis of Google searches than by a team of expert real estate forecasters. One area so far relatively untouched is change management. The failure of major transformation projects to deliver the expected benefits is a well-documented phenomenon : many change programs simply do not achieve their business goals. It’s time for that to change. Change management Analytics Digital Article

Dealing with the Ghosts of Change Management - Strategy+Business

Strategy+Business

3 Change Management Tips – How to Swap the Old for the New

LSA Global

Learning new ways to do things involves absorbing new knowledge and applying new skills but it also then necessarily involves subverting the old way to the new—a kind of change management that requires some UN-learning. Change management consulting experts say that even though we may be convinced that the new way is better than the new—more effective, more efficient, and/or less costly, it is not easy to shed old habits that have become ingrained over time.

Plan Ahead to Introduce Change

Gina Abudi

When leadership plans ahead before introducing change within the organization, they are more likely to engage a broader group of stakeholders in that change. When a broader group of stakeholders is engaged, there is an increased likelihood of the change being successfully adopted within the [.]. The post Plan Ahead to Introduce Change appeared first on Gina Abudi. Increase your chances of engaging a broader group of stakeholders.

Leading Change in a Company That’s Historically Bad At It

Harvard Business

Change management Leading teams Digital ArticleFirst, acknowledge past failures.

4 Ways to Make Evidence-Based Practice the Norm in Health Care

Harvard Business

Change management Organizational culture Influence Healthcare Digital ArticleMake sure to consider local context.

Have Conversations to Engage Employees in a Change Initiative

Gina Abudi

When an organization is about to launch a change initiative, it is wise to engage employees in conversations about that change. Sharing information – such as why the change has to happen and the future vision of the organization after the change is implemented – enables employees to begin to adapt to the change that [.]. The post Have Conversations to Engage Employees in a Change Initiative appeared first on Gina Abudi.

Why You Should Create a “Shadow Board” of Younger Employees

Harvard Business

Innovation Generational issues Managing people Change management Digital ArticleLessons from four companies that tried it.

Don’t Put a Digital Expert in Charge of Your Digital Transformation

Harvard Business

Technology Change management Strategy Disruptive innovation Digital ArticleDigital transformation is much about transformation as much as it is about digital.

Selling your Project to Employees

Gina Abudi

Leadership change management Project ManagementIn our article last week, we talked about how to sell our project to executives. In this article, we’ll cover how to sell our projects to employees (non-leaders in the organization.).

Leading Change to Create The Future of Work

Cheryl Cran

Change management is one of those things that everyone is living and doing and its a word that has almost become redundant. Who isn’t dealing with change on a personal and professional level? The post Leading Change to Create The Future of Work appeared first on NextMapping.

Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement

Harvard Business

Organizational culture Operations management Change management Healthcare Digital ArticleHow one Wisconsin health system did it.

Project Managers and Change

Gina Abudi

Every project launched is a change project. It may be a simple project or a complex, cross-functional project – regardless, it is change. If project managers take a change view of every project they lead, they will do a better job engaging the stakeholders in the project and reaching a successful conclusion. The post Project Managers and Change appeared first on Gina Abudi.

How One Health System Overcame Resistance to a Surgical Checklist

Harvard Business

A case study for effecting change in a change-averse industry. Change management Digital Article

Boeing and the Importance of Encouraging Employees to Speak Up

Harvard Business

Organizational culture Change management Psychology Digital ArticleIt shouldn’t take a tragedy to fix a culture.

Digital Transformation Is Not About Technology

Harvard Business

Change management Business models Technology Innovation Digital ArticleStrategy, culture, and customer experience are just as important.

Helping an Employee Manage Through Change - II

Gina Abudi

The post Helping an Employee Manage Through Change - II appeared first on Gina Abudi. Leadership challenges with change change initiatives change management leading change managing change resolving employee issues supporting change

Have Obstacles to Change? Of course you do!

Gina Abudi

Obstacles to implementing change initiatives are common and can certainly cause change project failure if they are not addressed. Business-focused obstacles to change Personal-focused obstacles to change Lack of tools or technology to enable for success Insufficient information about [.]. The post Have Obstacles to Change? Change Management change management change strategy Communication leading change