Change Management

Drive change through people with the right communication and approaches

Because change is constant, organizations need to drive change through people rather than driving people through change. With the right communication and approaches, your employees can withstand drastic or even small organizational changes without a negative impact on business results. Learn about the need for and process of finding “change architects” to facilitate the organization’s movement through a change initiative, using “broadcasters” to communicate the change with stories and data, and having “coaches” to address the personal resistances of change. Accountability and ownership for change are diffused throughout the organization.

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How One School District Transformed by Speaking the Truth

November 17, 2014

When Michelle Curry, the superintendent of Orting School District, moved from a school district with 43,000 students to a rural community with 2,300 students in four schools, she brought Fierce Conversations training with her. “Fierce is a ...

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The Working Mother of the Future: How Demographics Will Force Change for Women at Work

November 14, 2014 | Amy Hirsh Robinson | HCI

Human capital professionals play a decisive role in successfully Recruiting, Developing, and Keeping 21st Century Female Leaders, but they must take a critical look at their company’s generational and gender biases, recruitment tactics and talent management practices. The demand for family and women friendly workplace practices and cultures will gather steam due to changing generational and societal shifts. What will you do to ensure your company’s standing for the future?

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Develop Change Intelligence to Transform from HR Professional to Business Leader

November 6, 2014 | Barbara A. Trautlein, Ph.D., Principal, Change Catalysts, LLC | HCI

As an HR professional, do you struggle to influence leaders from other functional groups?  Especially during times of major change, do you wrestle with how to connect "people needs" with "business objectives"?  Are you challenged to communicate in a way that your messages "get through"? If you are frustrated that you are not getting traction "outside" with colleagues in finance or IT or operations, try turning the lens "inside" and examine your own mindsets and behaviors.  Often, what looks like resistance in others is an opportunity to enhance our Change Intelligence as leaders.