One of the keys to success in an organization transformation is having the right people involved. Before any of the work can be done around planning and implementing change, it’s important to gain clarity on the roles involved and who will fill them. A common assumption in organizations when choosing
Change management is a complex affair. Successful organization change requires a thorough understanding of past and current market conditions, organization structure, and operational efficiency. But perhaps the most important thing change leaders must grasp is the way the human mind reacts to change. Leaders new to change management are often
Often in an organization, a business leader will recognize a change they want to make, which requires organization design skills to implement. For example, the need to improve a supply chain will require a redesign of the supply chain organization. To achieve desired results in this or a similar situation,
In a recent post, we explored the role of the change partner as an essential facilitator who helps alignment leaders initiate and maintain organizational alignment. The change partner not only provides critical feedback and support to the leader, but is also responsible for much of the heavy lifting throughout the
Every organizational alignment leader needs at least one good change partner. This is a person who can help the alignment leader stay on track through the difficult process of planning and initiating organizational change. Here are four primary traits to look for when choosing a change partner for your organization.
What is one of the most important ingredients in helping leaders guide their organizations through a change transformation? Having a trusted change partner to act as a guide, advisor, and sounding board along the way. But, what makes a good change partner? What are the five key to choosing the right change partner?
A change partner is essential when developing your business model and organization design because they can bring methodologies and tools needed to guide the work. Your change partner could be an HR manager or some other internal resource. But, it may be better to factor in partners outside the organization
Leaders aren’t immune to the pressure of people’s expectations. After all, employees look to their leaders for a lot—clarity, connection, and accountability—particularly in the midst of change. A September 2013 Forbes article revealed some surprising insights about change management and leadership. For example, although 55% of leaders felt the changes