Are you feeling the pressure of so much to do and so little time? What do you do when you feel this type of pressure? Do you set more goals, and initiate more changes in effort to get more things done? Ironically the more changes you initiate the less change occurs in their organization. There […]
Author Archive | Dr. Dawn-Marie Turner
Every organization has a grapevine. Your grapevine is that informal and usually unsanctioned communication network. It can either help or hinder your change efforts. Unfortunately for most leaders, managers, and employees it’s the latter. A healthy grapevine works for your organizational change efforts, and not against it.
In this article you will learn six characteristics of healthy organizational change. Improving organizational health includes the health of your bottom line, the quality of the services or products you deliver and the engagement and commitment of your employees.
Yo-yo change disrupts your organization’s natural ability with change. It creates a history of failed changes that limits your organization’s ability to respond and adapt to future changes. Preventing yo-yo change matters.
Informal surveys and research all suggest a project-based approach to change is the most common. But, it isn’t the most effective or efficient way to enable organizational change.
A good story lets you experience something as if you are actually there. Leaders throughout history have long known the power of stories to inspire, motivate and move people to achieve things they never believed they were capable of achieving.
Few people would argue about the importance of trust in an organization’s success. Building and maintaining employee trust can be one of the most challenging aspects of organizational leadership.
There are significant differences between the change-innovative and the cynical organization. This article explores these differences, and offers three things you can to to build a change-innovative organization.
Organizations today must constantly change, but doing so does not mean bombarding employees with change projects. The secret to creating an organization that is able to change continuously is less change, not more.
Applying the elements of change management to your New Year’s resolution can help you be more successful in reaching your goal. Remember, all change is personal change, and the essential elements of organizational change management are rooted in the study of how individuals move through change. So whether you have never made a New Year’s […]