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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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.

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Recognizing the Importance of Community in Your Organization

September 25, 2014 | Tanveer Naseer | HCI

It's only natural that we seek a sense of belonging in our neighborhoods because our home is a place where we not only seek shelter and safety, but a place where we hope to live the life we envision for ourselves and for those dear to us. But what about in our organization? In the places where we work? How many of us try to engender and nurture a sense of community among the people we lead and work with? Shouldn't there also be a drive to create the kind of environment where we not only collectively succeed, but thrive?

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Next Generation HR: Connecting Strategy, People and Work

September 23, 2014 | Hay Group

These are testing times for organizations and those that lead them. Recession and economic turmoil in some parts of the world, and rapid growth in others, have changed the rules of business.

It’s become increasingly clear that ...

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