Organisational Change Management

By Kim Moeller | A collection of articles relating to organisation change management, stakeholder engagement, change leadership, organisational alignment (organisation design, talent management etc), culture change and training.

Is Organizational Change Management Just the “Fluffy Stuff” or Is there Real Business Value?

<b>Is OCM and CC Kumbaya?</b><p>When I first lead organizational change management (OCM) and culture change (CC), it was at previous high tech company; a …

Management

Overcome Resistance to Change with Two Conversations

Across industries and sectors, the track record for organizational change is bleak. Research finds that anywhere from 50%–75% of change efforts fail. And for those that do succeed, many don’t achieve the goals of the original vision. Why is change so hard?<p>Usually, figuring out the right answer is …

Management

Top 9 change management comic strips

- Resistance to changeExpecting resistance to change and planning for it from the start of your change management progamme will allow you to …

Don't Change

Project managers need to skill-up to thrive in the “transformation economy”

• “Strategic, emotionally intelligent, creative and flexible”: words to define the super charged project manager of the future • The PRINCE2® 2017 …

Project Management

Steps to Usher Positive Transformational Change in Your Organization

Transformational change can be very unsettling and uncomfortable for individuals, teams and entire organizations. When change events are managed …

Business transformation is never an easy process

Many leaders solemnly profess that they are fully committed to radical change programmes that will transform their organisations. Yet a recent report …

Malta

Focus on buy-in might be the reason your change efforts keep failing

Since the findings of the Mid Staffordshire Inquiry, there has been a wide-reaching backlash toward heroic management in health and social care. …

Change management: tips for a successful MOG

When a restructure takes place, make sure the argument for change is clear and well-communicated. A new guide offers some broadly applicable …

Management

Cyber is about culture not tech

<b>Until boards of directors are</b> grappling directly with cyber security rather than passing it off to technology departments, companies will struggle to …

No Secret Sauce to Culture Change, Just Hard Work

Imagine that you are the CEO of Fortune 500 company and your direct reports are pitching a new business expansion opportunity in Asia. At the …

Management

4 Major HR Trends You'll See In 2017

We are already three months past the beginning of 2017, and some HR trends and practices are being redesigned or newly created. While we have seen a …

Human Resources

Why Procedure Documents Don't Work

<b>By Ivan Seselj</b><p>While process management and improvement practices have evolved significantly over the past two decades, many utilities have done …

Digital leadership: why change management is key to ecommerce success

<b>When the then CEO of Marks & Spencer laid the blame for an 8.1% drop in sales and resulting fall in the share price on the launch of the company's</b> …

Marks & Spencer

Implementing a Successful Organizational Transformation

No one always likes change, but change is a necessary catalyst to improve the fundamentals of any organization. Transformation requires strong, …

The Surprising Reason Disruption Always Creates Conflict (It's Not What You Think)

Healthy disruption always creates healthy conflict. Always.<p>Most of us work really hard to avoid conflict.<p>Call it human nature, or a survivalist mentality. When conflict comes, we don't want to get burned by the fire so we duck and cover--just like we were taught in school.<p>Yet, what I've learned …

Leadership

The dynamics of public sector transformation - a chat with the Infor team

Last week’s Infor Federal Forum in D.C. raised potent issues in public sector recruitment and talent. As speakers weighed in, a bigger question …

Public Sector

Ten Things Great Leaders Do To Get People On Board With Change

Shutterstock<p>Change isn’t easy. Even change for the better. Great leaders know this and don’t pretend otherwise. Yet they also know that embracing change with the right mindset - one that is open to learning and “unlearning” on-the-go – is paramount to creating an environment where change isn’t just …

Marriott International

Meet the Expert: Hilary Scarlett

Theresa Moulton, editor-in-chief of <i>Change Management Review™</i>, recently had the opportunity to interview Hilary Scarlett, author of <i>Neuroscience for</i> …

The Brain

Change management for institution-building

Institution-building is a challenging job particularly when adjustments are dictated by dynamics of a fast transforming economic scenario. And those …

CEOs Embarking On Change Management, Know That Your Employees Don't Love Taking Risks

Shutterstock<p>Imagine you’re a frontline employee and you receive word that you’re about to participate in a major change management initiative. You’ve performed your job a certain way for years, you’re quite good at doing it that way, and now your boss tells you that the processes that give you …

Management

In Focus: Alternative Workplace Strategies: Open Offices Gaining Traction

An open or hybrid office can help to promote employee collaboration and boost productivity, while also resulting in cost savings.

The Workplace

Three Tips for Impactful Internal Communications [SPONSORED]

The Top Five Mistakes Organizations Make Talking about Change

Communication is essential to the success of any organizational change initiative, but unfortunately, many companies churn out emails, newsletters, and other content for employees without considering how effective it will be. An audience-focused strategy is just as important for internal …

Management

Transforming social organisations: a case from healthcare

<i>Transforming a social organisation is not as easy as making a turnaround in a privately-owned company. What are the blocking factors and what are the</i> …

Latest Project Management Trends to Watch Out For In 2017

With the changing work culture across industries and technology growing by leaps and bounds, project management software has come a long way from pen …

Project Management

Paul Shetler: change, not 'change management'

There is no magical one-step solution for digital transformation, but it does require decisive, sustained action. Paul Shetler explores how …

Change Management: How to Prepare your Workforce for Transition

If there is one constant in the business world and in life, it is the concept of change. The businesses that anticipate and plan for change are …

Science Unlocks Secrets to Helping Employees Adapt to Change

By now you’ve likely stumbled across the recent John Hopkins University study in which neuroscientists found that when people see something that is …

Manufacturing

Internal communications needn’t only be from the top

It’s a well understood rule of business that organisations thrive when information flows freely around its many layers and hierarchies.<p>This is true …