Organizational Change Leaders Know…
You would think that, at this point in our professional lives, we would have come to the realization that organizational change is constant and inevitable, and we would not work so hard to resist change. You can no more put the brakes on organizational change in the workplace than you can keep a chicken from breaking out of its egg.
Keep the Momentum
But as long as so many employees continue to fear change, change management consulting leaders had better find a way to ease them through it with a minimum of wear and tear.
6 Tips for Organizational Change Leaders
Our three decades of experience helping our clients navigate organizational change successfully have taught us how to manage change in a way that keeps the team moving forward effectively, productively, and collaboratively. The best change management leaders:
Everyone should understand where the project stands, its overall impact, and its predicted impact on individuals. Share what you know, what you do not know, and when you will be able to fill in the rest of the story.
When the team knows what is ahead and what is expected of them, they will spend less time worrying and more time supporting the effort.
The Bottom Line
Change is inevitable. Do what you can as a change leader to mitigate the difficulties and capitalize on its potential for the future.
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