Category Archives: Managing change

Plan and manage change within the organisation so as to transform the business to achieve the intended commercial, structural and organisational outcomes.

Recognise the need for change
Mobilise support for the change
Plan the change
Lead and communicate the change
Manage transitions and embed the change
Create and foster learning
Evaluate effectiveness and feed back improvements

Five minutes on … action learning

don’t just sit there – learn something  Action learning is an educational process whereby people work and learn together by tackling real issues and reflecting on their actions. Learners acquire knowledge through actual actions and practice rather than through traditional … Continue reading

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Five minutes on … making change stick

Many change programmes don’t last. When the pressure is off, behaviours return to the old ways. Often there is too much focus on changing processes, to the detriment of the people involved. Strategic programmes that fail include: re-engineering competitive positioning … Continue reading

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Five minutes on… creating a change culture

not about structures, but winning hearts and minds, read on:- Companies which manage change successfully overwhelmingly share the view that their real challenge is not in revamping strategies, systems or structures, but in changing individual employees’ behaviour, and in creating … Continue reading

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Five minutes on… managing transition: the past was a golden age

Transition is the process of moving from what was to what will be, from an ending to a beginning. Yet people basically don’t like endings – not even happy ones. For they can bring with them: a certain nostalgia for … Continue reading

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Five minutes on …Why change fails

For organisations which manage change skilfully, it can become the driving force that perpetuates success and growth, with every change presenting a new opportunity to increase efficiency or to build the business. But all too often, change fails, as companies … Continue reading

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