Change Management – Tactic #1: Pick the Right Moment

This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series Change Management Tips

Even though it spoke primarily to minimizing medical costs, the article, The Hot Spotters, by Atul Gawande in the January 24, 2011 issue of The New Yorker had much relevancy to change management. It covered five tactics to do so and crystallized many of my experiences. This post covers one tactic. Four future posts will…

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Change Management – Tactic #2: Strengthen Relationships

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series Change Management Tips

Even though it spoke primarily to minimizing medical costs, the article, The Hot Spotters, by Atul Gawande in the January 24, 2011 issue of The New Yorker had much relevancy to effecting change. It covered five tactics to do so and crystallized many of my experiences. This post covers the second tactic. Three future posts…

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Change Management – Tactic #4: Repetitiveness

This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series Change Management Tips

The Hot Spotters, by Atul Gawande in the January 24, 2011 issue of The New Yorker spoke primarily to minimizing medical costs but had much relevancy to my experiences in effecting change. It covered five tactics. This is the fourth of a five part series. One of the biggest problems we have in promoting change…

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Change Management – Tactic #5: Request Demonstration

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Change Management Tips

The Hot Spotters, by Atul Gawande in the January 24, 2011 issue of The New Yorker spoke primarily to minimizing medical costs but had much relevancy to my experiences in effecting change. It covered five tactics. This is the fifth and final part of that series. Many times we teach people the change we want….

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Time Management Of Employees During Change Management

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Change Management Tips

When it comes to change management, the time management of employees plays a key role. It tests change leadership. Even during normal times, it’s easy for managers to delegate to their people. It’s easy for them to take on requests from other areas. All this can subvert driving change. When Delegating Becomes Dumping Yes, delegating…

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Setting The Mood For Change

Setting The Mood For Change As A Change Management Tactic

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series Change Management Tips

An owner of a top-flight commercial painting company once said to me, “Mike, prepping the surface is 90% of the paint job.” Setting the mood for change is prepping. Many companies don’t do this. They waste time. What It Looks Like When The Mood Isn’t Set For instance, before announcing any change, companies come up…

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Change Management – Tactic #8: Management by Walking Around

This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series Change Management Tips

No matter how detailed and passionate someone describes his vacation to you, nothing compares to being there. The same holds true for assessing change and moving it forward: nothing compares to being there . . . there meaning with the people who are actually implementing the change. Following up, repeating instructions, goals and reasons and…

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How to Succeed at Culture Change Management

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series Change Management Tips

Figuring out how to improve company culture or how to change it becomes harder as the size of the organizational culture grows. Succeeding at culture change management becomes more vital. Culture change management lives in the space between the strategy for changing culture and the coaching of it. It has two major aspects: finding informal…

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