Dec 29, Toronto, Ontario: For the past several years I have challenged myself with New Year's Resolutions. True, this game is not for everyone. Currently I am running a poll on my … [Read more...] about New Year’s Resolutions – to change? why? do they stick?
This question was posed on the LinkedIn Group “Chaotic Change” by Joe Rafter, AVP, Change Management at Yellowbook and since it was such a good one I thought it warranted … [Read more...] about “How related are Project Management and Change Management?”
Thought leadership continues to advance the discipline. And occasionally, we dare to challenge the ‘sacred cows’ of our own discipline. In this post we look at the “burning … [Read more...] about Beyond the “burning platform” – advancements in Change Management
Inside the world of committed change specialists there exists an angst: ‘How can we make this transformation stick?’. Not just in the limited sense of getting people to adopt the … [Read more...] about ‘A ha’ moments – Making change produce the results envisioned in the Business Plan
It is very common for discussions about Program or Project change to line up on 2 fairly mature perspectives. And furthermore, speakers tend to line up on one OR the other (for … [Read more...] about The missing link – the third element for leveraging sustainable change
Are you launching a transformational project that demands cross-functional participation or adoption for success? If your organization's track record at such projects is less than … [Read more...] about Top 10 Project Initiation Questions – People Change Management
Much has been made of Obama's election campaign - on the public rhetoric of change. Certainly one cannot argue its effectiveness - regardless of your political persuasions - this … [Read more...] about The business of changing a country – Reflection 1
Often professionals agree at a high level that there is a role for people change management (PCM – our term) in transformational programs – the summary often looks like … [Read more...] about The Big Wall: when change is incompatible with organizational culture
This is a great little reminder about WHO makes change happen ... "Whose job is it? This is a story about people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody and Nobody. There was an … [Read more...] about Who makes change happen?
Do we really get project context right? In my previous post (“The importance of context, of vision – “professionalism is overrated””), I considered the importance of context and … [Read more...] about Can we succeed at Project installation and still FAIL ?