Change Management

An HCI Topic

With the right communication and processes, your employees can withstand drastic organizational changes without a negative impact on business results. Learn about the need for and process of hiring change agents, designing training plans, and implementing technology to support change efforts. You can also capitalize on change initiatives and gain a competitive edge by creating special teams to brainstorm development strategies for the future.

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The 8 Predictable Pitfalls of Executing Strategy

Article | Author: Jean Williams | Published: April 14, 2015
We see the same mistakes over and over again.  Strategy execution is challenging but leaders often make it even tougher.  In our work with global leaders and their teams, we see repeated, universal strategy execution missteps ... Read more

Fierce Conversations: How to Address Toxic Employees

Webcast | Presented By: Aimee Woodmiller-Wood | Webcast Aired: April 8, 2015
Managing difficult people is simply a fact of business life that is all too often ignored. The effect of toxic employees on organizations is immense including poor morale among talent, added stress, lost productivity, and a negatively affected ... Read more

The Practice of Courage

Blog | Author: Susan Scott, Founder of Fierce, Inc. | Source: HCI | Published: April 2, 2015

A martial arts sensei said, “You are always practicing something.  The question is – What are you practicing?”  Darn good question.

Whether we are practicing one-upmanship or cooperation, truth telling or lying, mentoring or self-promotion, fluency in three-letter acronyms or plain speaking, anonymous feedback or face-to-face feedback, our practices have an impact on our careers, our companies, our relationships.

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HR as Change Architect: Is Your Organization Ready for Change?

Blog | Author: Silvia Masini | Source: HCI | Published: March 30, 2015

Change is constant in business. Yet, 70 percent of organizational change initiatives fail, and only 25 percent of organizations are able to sustain long-term gains from change management initiatives. Clearly, there’s an opportunity to rethink how we manage change – and HR is uniquely positioned to lead the way.


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Lessons from the End

Blog | Author: Amanda Young Hickman | Source: HCI | Published: March 26, 2015

The end of a brand is often a rotten confluence of events—economic trends, smart competitors, and changing technologies can all be the death knell for a company.  However, leaders or leadership teams that stay balanced in their approach improve the odds of seeing potentially fatal challenges early enough to address them.

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