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Martin Luther King

Change the way we lead change (at least for the moment)

By Tony Bywater | 11 November 2019
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Change the way we lead change (at least for the moment)

Does Organisational Change Management need to apply some change management to itself? We are expecting too much of leaders to effectively lead change in today’s environment. We aren’t setting them up for success, rather we are asking too much of them. The role of the Change Manager is changing to one of the Change Leader as they are better positioned than business leaders to effectively lead change.

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Are you Primed for change?

By Faith Timbs | 30 October 2019
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Are You Primed For Change

The VUCA conversation can be exhausting, draining and frankly, something that I find I want to flip the switch on—to find a more positive, brave mindset to operate from.

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Going Agile: throwing the baby out with the bathwater?

By Lesleigh Ross | 10 October 2019
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Going Agile: Are we throwing the baby out with the bathwater

Organisations need to consciously enable agility if they want to keep up with the rate of change. Everyone seems to be moving to Agile ways of working… but you can’t just add water and hope that it grows your organisational agility.

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Digital Transformation—it’s time to talk about the elephant in the room

By Lesleigh Ross | 9 October 2019
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Over the 20 years Prosci has been conducting the Change Management Best Practices research, sponsorship has been ranked the #1 contributor to the success and failure of initiatives. Which makes it surprising that in a recent article, “Digital Transformation Is Not About Technology”, the Harvard Business Review (HBR) avoided the elephant in the room. This is despite reporting that for every $1.3T invested in digital technology $900B is wasted.
So let’s talk about that elephant…

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Step away from the burning platform

By Lesleigh Ross | 9 October 2019
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Step away from the burning platform

Talking about the elephant in the room is one thing. Defining what ‘effective executive sponsorship’ actually looks like is a bit of different conversation. There is mounting research that is challenging the traditional ‘burning platform’ “change or die” leadership approaches we so commonly see advocated in traditional change management.

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