Change Management: Head + Heart + Hand

Consultants Mind

It’s a simple way to think about change management, but it also makes a lot of sense. We all want to create sustainable change. Head: The logic of the analysis… Read More » The post Change Management: Head + Heart + Hand appeared first on Consultant's Mind. Consultant Analysis Change Management Head Heart Hand implementation Leadership

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.

Change management: Start with Why

Consultants Mind

If you have an interest in consulting, management and persuading people into action, you need to watch it … Continue reading → Learning Consulting Leadership Management consulting Professionalism There is a famous TED talk by Simon Sinek called How Great Leaders Inspire Action. 17 million have watched it so far.

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 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.

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.

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.

A Guide to Leading Change Management

Strategy+Business

Ten time-honored tools and techniques in a graphic

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?

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.

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?

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.

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

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

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

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.

Dealing with the Ghosts of Change Management - Strategy+Business

Strategy+Business

Corporate marriage counseling

Consultants Mind

For those not working with … Continue reading → Uncategorized Change Management Consulting Consulting Tips Counseling Leadership Management consultingOrganizations have trouble talking to themselves. Ask any consultant and she will tell you that a good portion of her job is helping one part of their client organization talk to the other part. Odd, I know.

Nudge: Beware of Default Choices

Consultants Mind

We are educated to believe that individuals are rationale all the … Continue reading → Learning Change Management Consulting Decision Making marketing psychology I recently read the 2008 best-seller Nudge and was surprised to discover how many of our so called “decisions” are actually default choices, illusions, and mental rules of thumb.

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.

Research: To Get People to Embrace Change, Emphasize What Will Stay the Same

Harvard Business

Common wisdom in management science and practice has it that to build support for a change project, visionary leadership is needed to outline what is wrong with the current situation. A root cause of resistance to change is that employees identify with and care for their organizations.

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

How will you enable your employees to adopt change?

Gina Abudi

In the ideal world, 100% of our employees will adopt a change immediately. To get as close as possible to 100% adoption of change, you must have a plan! The post How will you enable your employees to adopt change? Change Management adopting change change management implementing change leading changeYou need a plan! That rarely happens, of course. And, of course, we rarely get 100% of employees even after a while.

What It Means to Be a Culture Champion

LSA Global

Changing entrenched routines, values and behavioral guidelines can be difficult. Anyone who has tried to change their own behavior or habits, much less those of anyone else, knows this. Blog Change Management High Performance CultureWhat Is a Culture Champion?

Abudi Consulting Group Press Release: New Book Out!

Gina Abudi

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Yusuf Abudi, Principal Abudi Consulting Group, LLC 21 Hickory Drive Amherst, NH 03031 Phone: + 1 603 471-3864 Email: acginfo@abudiconsulting.com Abudi Consulting Group, LLC Announces Publication of Gina Abudi’s Recent Book: Implementing Positive Organizational Change Amherst, NH – March 1, 2017. Change Management change management Leadership Management management consulting process improvement Project Management

4 Effective Ways to Sell Change

LSA Global

How to Sell Change. When you have determined that change is needed at your organization, you have taken only the first step on the journey. If you are committed to succeeding at change, it helps to understand how a bit of salesmanship can support and bolster your plan.

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How To Help Ensure Strategy Scorecards Don’t Fail You

Steve Shu Consulting

Business Development General Management Management Consulting Change Management Management Scorecard Strategy For many strategy engagements, a lot of attention is paid to the detailed analysis framework. For example, should a benchmarking framework be used?

A Defined Approach to Communicating on Change Initiatives Makes a Difference

Gina Abudi

Put Communication Policies in Place to Ensure Success of Change Initiatives. Having a defined approach to how we communicate on change initiatives makes a tremendous difference toward ensuring success of organizational change. A defined approach means that the organization has in place: A strategic change communication plan A group responsible for communicating on change Defined [.].

3 Ways to Create More Strategic Urgency

LSA Global

Most change experts believe that 75% of the people affected by change need to believe in both the importance and the urgency of the desired changes. While 75% buy-in may be enough for the employees affected by change, we look for 100% commitment from the top.

Why “Managing Change” is NOT The Future of Work

Cheryl Cran

Managing change is not the way forward to the future of work. The speed and rapidity of technological innovations means that a change management approach is not fast enough or agile enough for the current and future business realities.

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3 Ways to Actively Involve Stakeholders to Accelerate Change

LSA Global

Actively Involve Stakeholders to Accelerate Change. When you seek to initiate change in your organization – from a strategic shift to a cultural transformation to an important project – actively involve stakeholders to accelerate change as early in the process as possible.

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

Four Ways to Engage Remote Employees in Change

Gina Abudi

[.]. The post Four Ways to Engage Remote Employees in Change appeared first on Gina Abudi. Change Management engage in change engaging employees leading change organizational change positive change

Three Ways to Use Communication to Break Through Barriers in Change Initiatives

Gina Abudi

There are many barriers to implementing change – both for the organization and the individual. Examples of barriers to implementing change are: Organizational barriers Individual barriers. Past change initiatives that went poorly or failed Lack of engaging of employees Lack of sufficient communications/ failure to communicate effectively Lack of executive support for change Too [.].

Millennials in the Workplace & Their Impact on the Future of Work

Cheryl Cran

My most recent book on leading and managing change in the workplace has updated research and data on the generations and specifically the millennials. Here are the top 3 ways that the millennial generation is quickly impacting companies and the future of work: The millennial generation are not responding to ‘managing change’ This generations see themselves as disruptors, questioners and leaders of change.

How to Tell Your Team That Organizational Change Is Coming

Harvard Business

Even when businesses are doing well, organizational and structural change is to be expected , and acquisitions, reorganizations, or policy changes can affect people’s jobs in ways that create feelings of fear, anger, or sorrow. Each employee wonders, “How will this change affect me?” Equip all levels of management to explain the context. Becoming a Manager. New Managers Should Focus on Helping Their Teams, Not Pleasing Their Bosses.

Change is Constant

Tom Spencer

Change is a process. IN the industrial age, change was seen as an event which could be managed: launch a new product, introduce a new feature, enter a new market. Are you initiating positive change in your life and your work?

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7 Ways to Successfully Manage “UPWARDS”

Cheryl Cran

Often when I facilitate a workshop on change and we begin to discuss the impact of different generational attitudes as it relates to change there is a lot of interest. Here are the 7 tips I gave the Gen X to successfully manage upwards: 1.