Obstacles to change exist at both the organizational and individual level. In this article, we’ll focus on individual obstacles to change and how to help employees get past those obstacles.
Obstacles to change from the individual perspective include:
Fear of the impact of change on the individual and his role and responsibilities Fear of losing [...]
Organizations that have significant change ahead may find value in setting up a Change Management Center of Excellence (CoE). We have set these up for a number of our clients who have strategic change initiatives planned. They have enabled for increased success of the initiatives as well as enabled for better engagement of employees.
When I am asked by a client to help them evaluate the culture within their organization, there are two steps I take:
Evaluate the organization informally (interactions among people) Evaluate the organization formally (processes and procedures)
To do both well, I spend time within the organization getting to know the individuals. This includes traveling to [...]
Communicate Often to Engage Others in Change
A quick story for you – I am working with a client who has “difficulty” (her words, not mine) launching and sustaining change within the organization. She is one of the senior leaders within the organization. She tells me that over the last few years, a number of [...]
Learn to deal with it!
We have all been involved in change at some point; some of us more than others if we are working in an organization that has frequent change. Let’s face it, change is inevitable! Getting frustrated about change, however, does not have to be inevitable.
When we understand why change is [...]