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Infographic: The Accelerator for Change Practitioners

If you are a change practitioner, chances are you've had several questions about how to begin applying or customizing change management at your organization. There are several resources to help you answer these questions. Here on the Prosci blog is a great place, as is the Prosci Change Management Library. But now Prosci-Certified Change Practitioners can get more specialized support to realize better results: 12 months of live, on-demand support with a dedicated change management advisor. Our aim is to ensure that every client and every practitioner has the tools and support they need to succeed.

4 C's of a World-Class Change Manager

You’ve probably heard about the four C’s of diamonds – color, clarity, cut and carat weight.  Introduced in the middle of the twentieth century by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), they created a global standard for the attributes by which diamonds could be judged.   

Applying the ADKAR Model to New Change Management Work

If you are just beginning to implement change management on a project, remember that for many people participating in the project, the effective application of change management principles and tools is itself a change for them. Examples include:

How to Write a Project Plan for Change Management

The project plan is one of the cornerstones of successful change efforts. Harvey Mackay is quoted as saying; "Failures don't plan to fail; they fail to plan." 

Social Media in Change Management

The seventh change management benchmarking study conducted by Prosci uncovered lessons learned from change practitioners around the world, examining topics ranging from advice for new practitioners to the application of social media on change projects. This action-oriented report is aimed at improving your change management work by helping you draw on the experiences of others.

3 Steps to Scaling Change Management

In brief: One size does not fit all. The "right" change management approach for a particular project must be scaled and customized to meet the unique needs of that change.

Understanding Why Some Communications Work and Others Don’t

Many project leaders or project managers appreciate the critical need for communications during change. In fact, many project leaders believe that “change management” equals “effective communications.” To complicate matters, many project teams also believe that the primary messages employees want to hear are centered on the project (what is happening and when will it happen), and that employees want to hear these messages from them.

Tips to Help Plan for the People Side of Change

It is a fairly common question - which changes need a plan for change management? Or, more directly, I have a pretty small change, do I really need a change management plan?

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