Posts Tagged ‘change management’

Plastic bags and change management

We’re all familiar with the Coles plastic bag debacle and accompanying triple back-flip with a side of small plastic products. At its core, the removal of single-use plastic bags from supermarkets was a change management project. Coles was looking to change a process and modify customer behaviour. Removing single-use plastic bags has already been done successfully…

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Change management and leadership capability go hand in glove

Local change management and leadership capability expert, Lenore Miller, has added another string to her bow of qualifications and expertise to help local organisations and leaders to perform better. Lenore has become a Prosci® Certified Change Practitioner. She said although she has been working in change management for many years Prosci provides a structured approach…

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Roadblocks to Change Success

Is your organisation struggling to gain employee engagement in change projects? Do you really know the answer to the question? Prosci’s most recent best practice change management research shows employees fail to engage in change for four reasons. One reason is a tendency to use a top-own approach and force change on employees rather than involve them. Secondly,…

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Top Factors in Successful Change Management

“There is a direct correlation between the success of the initiative and how well the people side of change is managed” In the past 20 years, Prosci has been conducting an international benchmarking study to uncover the lessons learned by change practitioners and consultants. The study focuses on what’s working and what’s not. The research…

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Are you sabotaging your change initiative

When it comes to making changes in your business or organisation, no matter how large or small, the ‘wild card’ element is people. We’re all aware that the success of organisational change rests on our people’s ability and willingness to adopt the desired change. But it is often leaders, not employees, who fail the change…

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Workplace Change – it’s all about people

There are two big mistakes leaders are making as they ready their organisations to adapt to an increasingly fast paced and ever changing business environment. They forget that it’s really people who change, not the organisation. Secondly, they think of change management as a one off event rather than an ongoing and continually evolving process. Changes can appear organisational but the reality is that change only occurs…

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Book: Who Moved My Cheese

I remember first reading this book around 15 years ago. With 1000’s of books on leadership and change management published each year there is a danger in thinking that old (first published in 1998) books with a simple story have little to offer. In this case, I think it’s the simplicity that allows the reader…

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Thinking Outside the Box Ticking

When it comes to employee surveys much time and money can be wasted by organisations who fail to plan, execute and implement well. Worse still, merely engaging in a ‘box ticking’ exercise can do more damage than running no survey at all, when the workforce sees it as yet another promise to listen falling on…

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