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#ChangeManagement in a Digital World

Business is changing, everything is becoming digital, even our cars! So what does that mean to Change Management? Is Change going digital as well? Is it becoming easier? Or harder? Or just different? We constantly hear about Digital Business and Digital Transformations. Examples of purely digital companies like Amazon and Google are often quoted, but … Continue reading

Too much #ChangeManagement?

Is there such a thing as too much Change Management? We hear lots of discussions around projects failing due to lack of change management and I have written various articles encouraging the use of structured change programs. But is there such a thing as too much Change Management? Firstly, what do we mean by too much … Continue reading

W.I.I.F.M. – What’s in it for me? #ChangeManagement

How hard can change management be? We do a bit of training they adopt the new processes and everyone’s happy? End of story. We all know it does not work like that. The first question those impacted ask or think to themselves is: “What’s in it for me?”. (“Why should I care about what you want?”) Ignore this … Continue reading

70% of #ChangeManagement initiatives fail – REALLY?

Stumbled across this article the other day and had an online debate with its author, Ron Leeman, an experienced Change Leader. To quote Ron “So now to tackle another much debated change subject … that so-called 70% failure rate. How many times have we seen LinkedIn posts/discussions talking about this subject … ” Ron explores where … Continue reading

Culture: The iceberg that sinks organizational change

Originally posted on Martin Davis' Blog:
This is a really great infographic from Torben Rick: “Culture: The iceberg that sinks organizational change”. This infographic describes what really goes on vs what we think happens! The culture of the organisation that exists beneath the surface and dictates how people react and go about things. (Click the…

6 Rules of Change | #ChangeManagement

Great info graphic on change management that sums up many of the key principles. 6 Rules of Change: “Esther Derby is quite right when she says people don’t resist change, they resist coercion. From our experience, when people understand the compelling reason why for change, feel actively involved, share the vision and are guided by … Continue reading

Why do people Resist Change? | #ChangeManagement

Is your change doomed? Is everyone going to resist it? It’s a common belief that people resist change, however, there are schools of thought that show people enjoy change and embrace variety. What is more important though is how people react and what happens to them during a change. Do they feel like they are part of … Continue reading

7 Things Leaders Do to Help People Change

Getting people to change….”Being nice isn’t enough” says a recent article from HBR. A leader must be doing far more than that: 7 Things Leaders Do to Help People Change. Now I am sure that is not news to any of us….. HBR provide there list of suggestions. . 1. Inspiring others – why should … Continue reading

The Corporate Immune System

Have you heard of the Corporate Immune System? Its heavily related to “Culture: The iceberg that sinks organizational change“. It’s when an organisation pushes back against a change, often to the extent that causes major upheaval and rebellion in a company. A bit like the body’s immune system fighting back against a disease. It happens … Continue reading

Culture: The iceberg that sinks organizational change

This is a really great infographic from Torben Rick: “Culture: The iceberg that sinks organizational change”. This infographic describes what really goes on vs what we think happens! The culture of the organisation that exists beneath the surface and dictates how people react and go about things. (Click the graphic to link to Torben’s original … Continue reading

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