Change Management Insight Blog

4 Steps to Triage your Change When it is in Cardiac Arrest

Posted by Michael Campbell on Oct 11, 2017 4:01:56 PM

“Help! My project goes live later this month and all I’m facing is problems and resistance. Can I still implement change management or have I left it too late?”

Research shows that the effectiveness of change management in its ability to deliver the business results expected from a project, correlates to the start point of change management activity in the project lifecycle. 37% likelihood of success if you start in the implementation phase, 64% if you start change management at the same time as you initiate the project. 

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Topics: change management

4 Critical Skills of a Certified Change Management Practitioner

Posted by Michael Campbell on Sep 29, 2017 10:25:10 PM

Are you interested in becoming a certified change management practitioner? Or are you looking to hire a certified change management practitioner? Either way, a good starting point for both is considering what it takes to become a successful change practitioner. That's why we have created a list of 4 key critical skills that will help you on your way to understanding what type of person is suited to managing your organisation's change:

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Topics: Prosci training

How to Make People Drive Successful Change Within your Organisation

Posted by Michael Campbell on Sep 29, 2017 10:29:00 AM

Organisational change is constant and is one of the only aspects of business that is guaranteed. However, many organisations still get it wrong. There is currently a belief that a board of directors or the leaders of an organisation can simply thrust a new change initiative onto their employees and that these employees will simply embrace the new change and everything will run smoothly, unfortunately, this approach does not work.

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Topics: Successful Change and Transformation

The Path to Securing Change Management Buy In

Posted by Michael Campbell on Sep 22, 2017 2:23:00 PM

 The path to securing Change Management buy in from your team, is not always the path of least resistance and it can prove to be extremely challenging. Messages can get misinterpreted and your employees may become reluctant to embrace change, slowing down your organisations' progress. From Prosci’s 2016 Best Practices in Change Management research we have identified three key practices that can empower managers to get the buy in they need from their team and provide them with the knowledge they need to overcome the challenges they face.

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The Difficulties of Change Management - The Tale of a Change Lead

Posted by Michael Campbell on Sep 20, 2017 3:43:00 PM

After attending the Prosci® Change Management Practitioner Certification Programme, "Johnny" aka J was hired by the CEO as the new "Change Lead" within his 800 person strong company with 3.5 billion in annual revenue. As this company had been growing tremendously over the past 3 years, the management team approved a transformation programme involving several projects introducing some new systems and processes,  combined with some organisational restructuring, new job roles and responsibilities, and an office relocation thrown in for good measure. J was tasked to oversee the People Side of Change within this transformation programme which aimed to improve business performance and impactec over 500 employees.

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Topics: Leaders of Change, Difficulties of Change Management