Change Management

Tips & advice to help you improve your performance

 

Change Management Champion- Infographic

Change can be terrifying or empowering. It depends on whether you manage change or it manages you. Change to your co-workers can cause stress and discouragement. This inforgraphic below breaks down the steps in which you can influence a positive attitude to your co-workers during…

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Getting Your People Committed To Change

You don’t need me to tell you that turning round a failing business is difficult. Having the right strategy and good organisational skills, plus a good product, simply aren’t enough these days. (more…)

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Overcoming Resistance To Change

Our last blogpost covered the diagnosis and planning of any change initiative. Change, though, will often be hampered by resistance from people who might be affected by it. So firstly, why would people resist change, and then, how can we overcome this resistance? (more…)

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Kurt Lewin’s Ideas for Change Management

As I stepped out of the house the other morning, the chill in the air made me groan, as I had forgotten to cover my windscreen on the car overnight. Sure enough, it was covered in ice. I picked up the de-icer from my car boot and did…

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When Does Change Happen? Here’s The Formula

I came across an interesting equation and it clarifies why some change management programmes fail and others succeed. It was developed by Dave Gleicher and enhanced by Dick Beckhard and others. Simply put, it states… (more…)

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The Antidotes To Change Resistance

Here are four techniques can lessen the emotional and cultural challenges of achieving strategic transformations in organisations. So many market dynamics affect the way businesses operate today.  To survive and thrive, companies not only must identify the right new strategy, but also must employ it quickly so it reaches…

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Kotter’s Eight Phases of Change

In today’s business world, the ability to lead change has become one of the most fundamental skills needed by managers in successful organisations. John Kotter found through his studies of over 100 companies that there was a clear distinction between leading change and managing it.…

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The Principles Of Change That Really Work

Change really is the only constant, so how can you give yourself and your team a better chance of success when going through the ups and downs that change can produce? (more…)

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Eight Steps to Change Management

John Kotter’s book ‘A Force for Change’ highlighted some key areas that help us to identify why change can fail and what to do about it. He suggests there are a number of reasons why many change initiatives fail, and they include: (more…)

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How Do You Know If Change Is What’s Needed?

Sometimes you wonder whether change is necessary within your department, and the factors driving change may be counteracted by factors resisting it. How do you work out the results before taking the action? Kurt Lewin may have the answer for you. Lewin was an American…

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Helping Employees Deal with Change

Today’s ever changing economy means one thing – lots of change in the workplace. As a manager, you’ll be responsible for communicating changes within your organisation to your employees but you have a problem. The rumor mill is already running and most of your employees…

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Campling’s Age/Work Arc Theory

Matthew Campling, a prominent psychotherapist, once completed a case study after which he created what is now known as Campling’s Age/Work Arc Theory (or CAWA). The theory was developed after Campling asked a simple question – can a job in today’s work environment be held…

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