Change savvy organizations recognize that change is a natural part of the organization and that it must be managed. They understand that change management is a competency and ensure that individual contributors up to the leadership team have that competency in order for change to be successful. They also understand that change is difficult – […]
An example of a team moving through the four stages – Part 3: A Team Working Well Together
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Stage 3: Norming and Stage 4: Performing
Let’s skip to about 2 months into the initiative. The Stakeholder Support Committee was doing well working together. They had […]
An example of a team moving through the four stages – Part 2: Storming
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Stage 2: Storming
Prior to the second meeting of the Committee, I reviewed the postings on the SharePoint® site. While overall the conversations were professional, in a few cases, committee members seemed to shoot […]
An example of a team moving through the four stages – Part 1: Forming
In a previous article we discussed the four stages of team development as well as provided an example of a team moving through the stages. You can read Part 1 and Part 2 of that article here and dive more in […]
Preferably before the project kicks off!
Change initiatives require significant preparation before actually moving forward with starting the initiative. During this preparation time, the following should be done within the organization:
Assess the readiness of employees for the change. Develop a change management plan for how change will be managed and employees engaged throughout the […]