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.
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.Read more
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.
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.Read more