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Prioritize Change Projects in Your Organization

What will have the biggest impact?

Change must be consistent in organizations if they are going to continue to grow, prosper and meet the needs of their consumers. And often, there are many changes that an organization would like to implement. Prioritizing changes ensures that the right change initiatives are launched at the right time […]

Develop a Plan for Continuous Improvement

Follow These Six Simple Steps

Continuous improvement initiatives enable organizations to make regular small changes in workflow. Employees can adapt better to change when it is occurring regularly and is well planned. Take these six simple steps to launch continuous improvement initiatives:

Do some research – where are some potential areas for improvement? Gather feedback […]

Setting a Strategic Goal of Cross-Functional Collaboration

Engaging Reluctant Participants on a Team

A mini case study – Part 3

Refer to Part 1 and Part 2 of this case study.

Breaking Down the Project into Mini Projects

Larger change initiatives – such as the one in this case study – are much more than simply one project. These larger initiatives must be broken down into a number […]

Ensuring Behavior Change Occurs From Projects: Try This!

Behavior Change

Often clients tell me that one of the major disappointments from their organizational initiatives is that behavior change doesn’t occur. As one client told me, “The employees just go back to the old way of working; even if the new way is so much better!”

Every change requires a change in the behavior of people. […]

Five Simple Steps to Engage Stakeholders in Change Initiatives

Stakeholders will adopt change more easily if you do these five simple things to engage them in the change initiative:

Develop a detailed communication plan in the early stages. Ensure communications via a variety of channels and methods in order to engage the widest group of stakeholders. Developing a communication management plan early makes it […]