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Project Results, Prosci Solutions & Trainings

Introducing common language for change through eLearning

Change initiatives often produce confusion and ambiguity both for us as change practitioners and...

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Project Results, Prosci Solutions & Trainings

Supporting Project Results with eLearning

Over a decade of research supports that projects with excellent change management are six times...

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Project Results, Prosci Solutions & Trainings

Building Change Capability with eLearning

Many organizations are looking to build enterprise-wide change management capabilities and equip...

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Research & Trends, Planning & Executing

How to Address Active Resistance to Change

I have reached that stage in my life where all my close friends and family members have at least...

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Research & Trends, Planning & Executing

Consequences of Not Actively Trying to Sustain Your Changes

Growing up, my mother constantly struggled to get things to stick with me, a fact she brings up on...

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Research & Trends, Planning & Executing

New Research on Managing Resistance to and Sustaining Changes

This October, Prosci released findings from two new topical research studies, Managing Resistance...

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Prosci Solutions & Trainings, Getting Started

Top 7 Enhancements to Prosci.com

The new Prosci.com website is live! The site offers a more engaging, intuitive, interactive user...

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Planning & Executing, Building Enterprise Capability

5 Questions to Ask to Get Buy-In for Change Management

“Priority is the function of context,” says Stephen Covey. So how do you position the value of...

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Integrating Project Management

Guest Blog: How to Achieve Maximum ROI on Supply Chain Execution

Supply chain projects often demand significant resources to complete, so managing them effectively...

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Getting Started, Planning & Executing

The Four 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....

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Getting Started, Planning & Executing

Defining Success After Change Management Certification

I spend a significant portion of my time working with new change practitioners following Prosci’s...

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Prosci Solutions & Trainings

Infographic: How to Set Yourself Apart with an Advanced Certification

How can you obtain the skills to keep up with bigger, faster and more complex change? What is the...

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ADKAR, Research & Trends, Getting Started

Infographic: New Data on How the ADKAR Model Drives Change

Once people understand the Prosci ADKAR® Model, they tend to fall in love. They shamelessly wear...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Change Management is Like Growing a Garden

As urban gardening continues to grow in popularity, people have become increasingly creative in how...

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Getting Started, Building Enterprise Capability

Change Management in 10 Minutes

Want to know how to engage your sponsors and increase their change management awareness? Below is a...

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Building Enterprise Capability

How to Implement Change Management on a Global Scale

In today’s global marketplace, organizations that can change more effectively domestically and...

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Building Enterprise Capability

11 Elements of Successful Organizational Change Capability

Over the last few decades, the discipline of change management has emerged and evolved. What was...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Finish This Statement: We Should Embed Change Management Because...

Do you need to build buy-in for an Enterprise Change Management deployment at your organization?...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Success Spotlight: Leader of Change Management at Microsoft

Alistair Lowe-Norris leads the global strategy for Adoption and Change Management at Microsoft....

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Getting Started

Incremental Versus Radical Change

The magnitude of a given change will impact how employees react and how you should manage the...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Success Spotlight: Advanced Practitioner at Multinational Food Corporation

In 2017, Jeremy Sparks became the first-ever Prosci-Certified Advanced Practitioner. Read our...

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Getting Started

Before You Act, Consider These Keys to Preparing for Change

Do you know how to prepare for change? The Prosci methodology begins not with change management...

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Engaging Organizational Roles

Do You Have Authority on Your Side?

Do you have a project sponsor named, but lack the true sponsorship you need to succeed?

When...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Success Story: Danish Transport Company Increases Change Capability

DSV Global Transport and Logistics offers transport services worldwide and employs around 44,000...

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Engaging Organizational Roles

“Launch and Leave” and Other Common Sponsor Mistakes

You may already know the ABCs of sponsorship—Active and visible participation, Building a...

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Planning & Executing

3 Types of Change-Resistant Employees and How to Engage them

Employees fall into three groups when faced with change. Group 1 is open and willing to change and...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Success Story: Oshkosh Equips Managers and PMO with Change Management

Oshkosh Corporation is a global manufacturing company that designs and builds the world’s toughest...

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Research & Trends

4 Change Management Trends in 2020

How will organizations embrace change management this year? And next year? And the year after that?...

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Planning & Executing

How to Reinforce Change with Employee Feedback

Effective change management always includes reinforcement, but projects often overlook this step,...

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Prosci Solutions & Trainings

Prosci Speakers at ACMP Change Management

The annual Change Management conference by the Association of Change Management Professionals is...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Are You Getting Things Done or Getting Things Adopted?

“This has been really informative, but my plate is really full, and I need to get back to the...

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ADKAR, Research & Trends, Getting Started

Using the ADKAR Model as a Structured Change Management Approach

A structured approach to the change process is a critical concept in developing a successful and...

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Getting Started

4 Frequently Asked Questions at Change Management Certification

Since 1994, Prosci has been listening to and engaging with clients around the world to help people...

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Prosci Solutions & Trainings

3 Game-Changing Tools Used by Change Leaders at Husky

Do you have what you need to win at change? These change practitioners are utilizing the latest and...

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Research & Trends, Prosci Solutions & Trainings

1998 to 2018: Here’s How We (And the Research) Have Changed

As we prepared for the release of our tenth Best Practices in Change Management report over twenty...

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Getting Started

5 Tactics for Engaging Effective Sponsors

The loudest resounding theme from two decades of change management best practices research is that...

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ADKAR, Research & Trends, Getting Started

Empowering Managers with the ADKAR Model

Managers have always been a key lever to success in change management work. They are the frontline...

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ADKAR, Research & Trends, Getting Started

Equipping Senior Leaders with the ADKAR Model

Since the beginning iterations of Prosci’s change management research, we’ve known about the...

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Building Enterprise Capability

How a Prosci License Can Help You Be Great at Change

Many industry-leading organizations are building change competency and solidifying their change...

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Making the Case

The Case for Change Management Worksheet

While the data is quite clear that your projects will be more successful with change management,...

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Planning & Executing

5 Ways to Educate New Practitioners About Change Management

Once you’ve hired a new change management practitioner or team member, how do you ensure they have...

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Research & Trends

Avoid These 5 Change Management Obstacles

The path of organizational change is littered with good ideas that never delivered on the results...

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ADKAR, Research & Trends, Getting Started

Using the ADKAR Model to Measure Change Success

Peter Drucker famously observed, “what gets measured gets managed.” In the change space,...

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ADKAR, Research & Trends, Getting Started

Using the ADKAR Model to Integrate Change Management and Project Management

Integrating change management and project management has been an area of study for over a decade at...

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Research & Trends

Effectively Managing the Move to Agile

To respond to recent changes, organizations are deploying Agile methods and mindsets using...

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Research & Trends

Adapting and Adjusting Change Management in an Agile Project

“In a project using an Agile method, change management must adapt and be flexible. In related...

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Planning & Executing

Change Management Elevator Speeches

There are many people you may have discussions with regarding change management. To be effective,...

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ADKAR, Research & Trends, Getting Started

Using the ADKAR Model to Facilitate Individual Change

In our age of innovation and sophistication, I am always amazed by the power of the throw-back. We...

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Getting Started

Change vs Change Management

Change and change management. On the surface, these terms may seem interchangeable. However, there...

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ADKAR, Research & Trends, Getting Started

Using the ADKAR Model as a Common Language for Change

When people do not share a common language, it can lead to confusing, even hilarious results....

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Prosci Solutions & Trainings

Prosci Advanced Certifications and the CCMP

Change management as a discipline is almost unrecognizable when it comes to new opportunities for...

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Building Enterprise Capability, Prosci Solutions & Trainings

Advanced Change Management Roles in an ECM Setting

Building role-based individual change competencies is an essential aspect of growing an enterprise...

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Planning & Executing

Checklist for Your Change Management Approach

How do you know if your change management approach is set up to succeed? Using the Prosci change...

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Integrating Project Management

Change Management in Project Management Speak

In brief: you can build greater buy-in and understanding of change management with project managers...

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Engaging Organizational Roles

The Role of Managers in Change Management

In study after study, Prosci has seen a common denominator to successfully transitioning...

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Building Enterprise Capability

What Is Enterprise Change Management?

Many organizations are pursuing the application of change management on specific projects and...

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Building Enterprise Capability

When Should You Use a Change Management Readiness Assessment?

Change management assessments are commonly touted by consultants as a key step in the change...

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Planning & Executing

The Costs & Risks of Poorly Managed Change

When the people side of change is ignored or poorly managed, the project and the organization take...

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Getting Started

Change Is a Process

Change occurs as a process, not as an event. Organizational change does not happen instantaneously...

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Planning & Executing, Getting Started

It takes more than building a beautiful ship

Changes ultimately come to life through the individuals who have to do their jobs differently as a...

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Planning & Executing

Guide Your Change Management Journey with This Sample Company

Prosci's methodology is the collective lessons learned by thousands of change practitioners and...

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Getting Started

The Common Denominator in Organizational Change

Each month, Prosci delivers over 30 Change Management Certification Programs. In order to...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Integrating Change Management at the Project and Individual Levels

Change management's purpose is clear - to ensure that changes deliver intended results and outcomes...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Accelerating Change Capability with a Strategic Alignment Workshop

We receive inquiries every day from organizations looking to build enterprise-wide change...

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Research & Trends, Prosci Solutions & Trainings

Prosci Certification and Becoming a CCMP

Where were you in 2004? The answers among us will be wide reaching but perhaps we all had one thing...

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Getting Started, Planning & Executing

Unpacking the Prosci Methodology in the Practitioner eToolkit

‘Unpack’ is a word that entered our business vocabulary pretty recently and stuck. It refers to...

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Prosci Solutions & Trainings, Planning & Executing

Infographic: Virtual Coaching for Change Practitioners

If you are a change practitioner, chances are you've had several questions about how to begin...

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Planning & Executing, Getting Started

Webinar recap: the 5 Tenets of Change

Why do we need change management?

The answer may seem obvious to those of us who are change...

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Getting Started

The Why Behind the Five Levers of Change Management

The Prosci 3-Phase Process has been around for over a decade. Phase Two, managing change, focuses...

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Planning & Executing

Five B's of Executive Buy In

As a senior executive, sponsor of change, and Executive Instructor for Prosci Canada teaching...

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Making the Case

Worksheet: Case for Change Management

While the data is quite clear that projects will be more successful if you apply change management,...

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Research & Trends

What's Next for 2017: Themes and Trends

As 2016 comes to an end, we shift our focus to 2017 and the new opportunities and challenges on the...

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Getting Started

How to Introduce Change Management by Audience

How do you begin to have the "what is change management" discussion? And how does the person you...

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Making the Case

Begin with the End in Mind

Why do we do change management? To build excellent plans? To abide by best practices in business?...

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Getting Started

Connecting Change Management to Business Results: Future States Exercise

The idea of change occurring in three distinct phases is found in most change management...

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Making the Case

Connecting Change to Business Results: the 4 P's Exercise

How do you introduce change management to the stakeholders of a project you are supporting? Below...

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Research & Trends, Prosci Solutions & Trainings

Research Study Launch: Change Management and Agile

Imagine that you, an experienced change management practitioner, are assigned a new change...

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Research & Trends

Emerging Career: Advanced Deployment Leader

Leading organizations are realizing that the ability to deliver results in times of change is a...

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Research & Trends

Emerging Career: Advanced Certified Instructor

Organizations are developing change management as a core competency, a trend that will carry...

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Research & Trends

Emerging Career: The Rise of the Advanced Change Practitioner

The pace of change is increasing and with it the demand for experienced change leaders. How can you...

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Prosci Solutions & Trainings, Research & Trends

Georgia One of First U.S. States To Require Change Management

Change management has made many important strides over the course of the last several years. One of...

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Building Enterprise Capability

5 Challenges Everyone Faces After Change Management Certification

As change management professionals, we are constantly reminding our colleagues, clients and leaders...

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Prosci Solutions & Trainings

Expert Interview: The Right Way to Manage Change

The research tells us that projects with excellent change management are 79% more likely to meet or...

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Research & Trends

3 Trending Changes for the Utilities Industry

As more companies in the utilities industry implement technological changes, culture changes or...

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Prosci Solutions & Trainings

The Value of Change Management Certification

Is certification really necessary? Doesn’t experience alone qualify us? I understand the quandary,...

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Building Enterprise Capability, Planning & Executing

The 5 Areas That Define Your Organizational Change Capability

Building an enterprise change capability is tricky business. One of the many challenges leaders on...

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ADKAR

The ADKAR Model: It’s ADKAR, not ADKA (the value of reinforcement)

The Prosci ADKAR Model gives us five outcomes individuals must achieve in order to change...

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ADKAR

The ADKAR Model: Undercut Ability, Undercut Your Change

In the Prosci ADKAR Model, knowledge and ability are two distinct elements. Knowledge of how to do...

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Prosci Solutions & Trainings, Research & Trends

From BluPrairie: Putting People First During Tech Changes

Now more than ever, organizations are increasing their use of technology and looking to leverage...

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ADKAR

The ADKAR Model: Don't Have A Rickety Knowledge Bridge

I don’t know about you, but when I’m crossing a bridge, I want it to be solid. I am not one of...

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Prosci Solutions & Trainings

Prosci Workplace Recognized by FORTUNE Magazine

Fortune Magazine recognized Prosci as one of the top 20 Best Places to Work in Consulting and...

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Prosci Solutions & Trainings

ACMP Change Management 2016: My Top Takeaways

Last week, change management professionals from around the globe converged on Dallas, TX, for the...

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ADKAR

The ADKAR Model: Building Desire for Change with One-On-One Coaching

In our last post, we talked about the importance of building awareness of the need for a change,...

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Prosci Solutions & Trainings

"What's Your Finish Line?" Keynote in Brazil

What is your finish line?

That’s the question Mark Dorsett, a frequent global speaker from Prosci,...

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ADKAR

The ADKAR Model: 5 Obstacles to Building Awareness For Change

I was one of those dogged (or, as I like to think, “passionate”) children who did not change easily...

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Research & Trends

2016 Change Management Trends

Back in 2009, we started researching change management trends, curious to know what was in the...

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Building Enterprise Capability, Prosci Solutions & Trainings

Top Trend: Google Makes Change a Core Competency

Earlier this month, Google’s CIO Ben Fried commented on stage at the Forbes CIO Summit that Google...

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Research & Trends

Culture and Change Management: The Water We Swim In

We all know that culture has a huge impact on our change management projects. To reinforce this,...

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Research & Trends

Are You Aligned for Change Management Success?

In every biannual best practices report, we ask the same question:

What are the top contributors to...

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Research & Trends

New Change Management Research Topics in Prosci's Latest Report

Each new Prosci research report is an opportunity to expand the body of knowledge in change...

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Research & Trends

Insights into the Prosci Research Process

Research and sausage. 

Yes you read that correctly! How is sausage made and what is the process?...

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Building Enterprise Capability

The Ultimate Case Maker: Connecting Change Management and Project Results

As change managers, we often find ourselves explaining what change management is and why it is...

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Prosci Solutions & Trainings

Interview: Introducing the Change Scorecard to the OD World

Two members of the Prosci team authored an innovative chapter on a new Change Scorecard for the...

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Prosci Solutions & Trainings

Recap: MNCMN Professional Development Days

Two days. Five events.

It was grueling. It was exhausting. But it was so exhilarating and...

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Building Enterprise Capability

FAQ’s: Advanced Certifications and Prosci Training Programs

Since launching our Advanced Certifications earlier this year, more than 1,500 change professionals...

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Research & Trends

Top 5 Change Management Trends for 5 Years

In the 2013 change management benchmarking study, we asked participants for their insights...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Complex Change and Saturation: New Challenges for Change Practitioners

More change is happening and at a faster rate. Change is also becoming more complex and requires...

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Research & Trends

Your Change Management Career: 3 Emerging Paths

The discipline of change management is rapidly growing and with it, the change management job...

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Building Enterprise Capability

The Role of the Change Manager - A Brief History

Recent research shows that permanent change management jobs are on the rise. But where has the...

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Prosci Solutions & Trainings

AdPro to Become Prosci Canada

Prosci President Allison Seabeck and AdPro CEO Kirk Sievert announced this week that AdPro...

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Prosci Solutions & Trainings

Author Interview: Change Management's Role in Project Management

With project management becoming more interested in how change management can increase project ROI,...

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Building Enterprise Capability

5 People You Need to Train to Reach Organizational Change Competency

Training is an integral part of the journey to organizational competency, and for every person that...

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Research & Trends, Prosci Solutions & Trainings

Exploring the Relationship between OD and Change Management: Interview

How do Organization Development and change management relate, and how do they together drive more...

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Building Enterprise Capability

A Roadmap for Building Change Management Competency

In the coming years, no other competency will be more important to your organization than the ...

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Planning & Executing

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...

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Getting Started

Change Management Basics: Glossary

Need to improve your change management vocabulary? Below is the Prosci guide to change management...

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Planning & Executing

Five Tips for Better Change Management

Prosci has been publishing content on the countless aspects of change management since the 1990s,...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Building Change Competency with your People Managers

Managers and supervisors play a key role in effective change. They are in a unique position -...

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Getting Started

Defining change competency

 

An organization that faces constant demands to change and uses effective change management over...

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Planning & Executing

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...

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Engaging Organizational Roles

Change Sponsor: Key Activities and Common Mistakes

Research results clearly point to active and visible executive sponsorship as the number one...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Change Management for Human Resources Professionals

"Our plant has been working on managing a ‘cultural change’ project. We have invested thousands of...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Three Things you should do During your Next Change Project

The excerpt below comes from the 2005 Best Practices in Change Management benchmarking report with...

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Research & Trends

State of the Union for Change Management

As we enter a new year, some 25 years after change management was first introduced as a formal tool...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Structure Changes that Drive Change

The first tutorial in this two-part series addressed the change associated with improvement systems...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Is this your year for building enterprise change management?

Over the last decade, the discipline of change management has emerged and evolved. What was once an...

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Planning & Executing

Social Media in Change Management

The seventh change management benchmarking study conducted by Prosci uncovered lessons learned from...

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Planning & Executing

3 Steps to Scaling Change Management

In brief: One size does not fit all. The "right" change management approach for a particular...

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Making the Case

How to Provide Context for Change Management

Many practitioners are faced with the challenge of building commitment and support for change...

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Making the Case

Creating a Compelling Business Case

The business case is more than just the numbers - it tells the story of your project. As you get...

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Research & Trends

Why Change Management is Here to Stay

Over the last ten years, organizations have placed a greater importance on managing the people-side...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Importance of Success Stories in Building Agility

In brief: Proofs of success and signature wins are critical catalysts for building an...

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Planning & Executing

Understanding Why Some Communications Work and Others Don’t

Many project leaders or project managers appreciate the critical need for communications during...

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Getting Started

Why you Need a Change Plan to Support Your Solution

Changes come to life through the work and behaviors of individuals in your organization. Simply...

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Getting Started

Understanding Why People Resist Change

More than 400 project leaders and change management practitioners representing organizations from...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Action Plan for Change Competency

This series discusses the steps you can take to create change management competency into your...

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Getting Started

Defining the Scope of Change Management

 

Tools or components of change management include:

  • Change management process
  • Readiness...
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Building Enterprise Capability

Building Change Capability with Frontline Employees

Module 4 - Employee change competency

Introduction

From Module 1 in this series, front-line...

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Planning & Executing

How to Prevent the Missing Sponsor

 

Why are sponsors so important? In all five of Prosci's benchmarking reports in change management...

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Planning & Executing

Managing Busy Managers During Projects

 

Consistently, one of the biggest obstacles to change identified by participants in the our Best...

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Planning & Executing

5 Tips for Building Organizational Change Management

During the summer of 2009, Prosci will be releasing a number of "Five tips" tutorials. These...

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Planning & Executing

Five Tips For Developing Managers and Supervisors as Coaches During Change

Becoming a great leader of change is not easy - it involves learning new skills and using new tools...

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Prosci Solutions & Trainings

Diagnosing project health: Prosci's PCT Analyzer

Do you have the right environment and framework present for change management to be successful? The...

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Engaging Organizational Roles

Enabling Managers to Become Great Change Leaders

You might think that overcoming resistance to change with managers and supervisors is one of your...

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Making the Case

Change Management Myths

Prosci first released a tutorial on dispelling change management myths in March of 2006. Here, we...

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Planning & Executing

Making the Most of "Good" Resistance

Resistance to change comes in many shapes and sizes, and it is manifested through all sorts of...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Helping Employees Adapt to Change at Texas Children's Hospital

Prosci is releasing a four-part series on "why change management" to provide several different...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Managing Resistance to Desirable Change

Prosci defines change management as the application of a structured process and set of tools for...

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Planning & Executing

Tools for Each Stage of Change Management

Upstream, midstream, and downstream: these are the three stages of change management that Prosci...

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Getting Started

Why Case Studies Matter when Learning Change Management

While attending Prosci's Experienced Practitioner Program, participants are asked to bring two case...

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Prosci Solutions & Trainings

Prosci How To's: The PCT Analyzer

What is the Project Change Triangle™ (PCT) Model?

The PCT Analyzer is powered by the PCT Model....

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Integrating Project Management

Change Management - What every project team should know

Managing change is becoming one of the most critical competencies your organization and your...

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Building Enterprise Capability

A Roadmap for Building an Organizational Change Management Capability

With the increasing pace and importance of change, the ability to "out-change" your competition...

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Building Enterprise Capability

5 Ways Change Managers Would Train Their Teams Differently

We asked change practitioners what they would do differently regarding change management training....

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Building Enterprise Capability

Change Management as a Leadership Competency

The field of change management can be confusing and sometimes complicated to research and study,...

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Planning & Executing

3 Avenues for Resistance Management

Prosci defines change management as the application of a structured process and set of tools for...

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Building Enterprise Capability

5 Reasons Why you should Build the Competency to Manage Change

Building the competency to manage change is not like installing a new technological system or...

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Planning & Executing

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...

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Planning & Executing

3 Ways to Neutralize Resistance to Change

 

Isn't resistance the natural reaction to change? In times of change, the natural reaction is to...

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Engaging Organizational Roles

3 Reasons Executives Fail at Sponsorship

 

This blog provides the research foundation for the importance of sponsors and looks at three...

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Engaging Organizational Roles

Creating Successful Coaching with the ADKAR Model

The success of any change is dependent upon the front-line employees adopting new behaviors or...

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Getting Started

Individuals are the Epicenter of Success

By increasing the focus on the individuals impacted by a project or initiative, change management...

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Planning & Executing

10 Questions Employees will have about any Change

Managing and supporting front-line employees through change is essential for the success of your...

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Planning & Executing

Don't be Fooled - Improvement Still Requires Change Management

In Prosci's experience, there is one particular type of change that is often overlooked when we...

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Building Enterprise Capability

5 Tips for Building Organizational Change Management Competency

Five tips for: Building organizational change management competency

  1. Treat it as a project - ...
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Planning & Executing

Comfort with the Current State: Context for Resistance

Change management practitioners and business leaders often underestimate the level of comfort with...

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Planning & Executing

Why Defining the Scope of Change Management is Critical

This tutorial presents a taxonomy for making sense of the scope of change management - including...

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Planning & Executing

Six Questions About Change Management Methodologies

Over the past 15 years, the use of structured methodologies for managing the people side of change...

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Engaging Organizational Roles

3 Roles of a Change-Competent Executive

Executives and senior managers play a critical role in the outcome of a change. In Prosci's 2016...

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Planning & Executing

3 Tips for Integrating Project Management and Change Management

Project management’s engagement with change management is an increasingly important contributor for...

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Integrating Project Management

Integrating Project Management and Change Management

With the new launch of our “How To Integrate Change Management and Project Management” webinar...

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Research & Trends

Change Management Takes Change Management

"Change management takes change management." This may sound like a simplistic observation, even...

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Getting Started

Change Management Myth #1: I'm not Responsible for the "Soft Side" of Change

Throughout years of research and helping clients develop individual, project and organizational...

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Getting Started

Change Management Myth #2: Communication is Enough

Throughout years of research and helping clients develop individual, project and organizational...

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Engaging Organizational Roles

Communications outline for managers

 

The following outline is designed to enable supervisors to create an information packet to use in...

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Getting Started, Building Enterprise Capability

How to Present Change Management to Executives

Want to know how to engage your sponsors and increase their change management awareness? The below...

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ADKAR

Individual Barriers to Change and What to do About Them

The ADKAR Model and Employee Behaviors: Learning what to look for during change

The Prosci ADKAR...

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Integrating Project Management

Change Management Myth: Project Management is Change Management

Throughout years of research and helping clients develop individual, project and organizational...

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Making the Case

How to Conceptualize the ROI of Change Management

Understanding the ROI of Change Management With the Three States of Change

Return on Investment...

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Getting Started

Understanding Resistance - Prosci's Flight and Risk Model

Managers and employees who persistently resist change over time create measurable impacts on a...

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ADKAR

How to Reinforce Change by Celebrating Successes

Reinforcement is more than checking a box that a change was done. There are three clear steps to...

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Getting Started

FAQs about Creating a Coaching Plan

There are five critical change management plans, but the coaching plan has the greatest impact on...

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ADKAR

How to Diagnose Gaps and Manage Resistance

How do you reinforce a change once it has been implemented? The third phase of the Prosci...

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Making the Case

A Better Way to Talk About the ROI of Change Management

I was recently discussing the ROI of change management with a colleague who expressed frustration...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Making the Case for a Common Approach to Managing Change

Why use a common approach to managing change?

Ten years ago, Prosci began research and development...

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Building Enterprise Capability

The Bottom Line of Change Management: Results and Outcomes

One of Prosci's Master Instructors, Butch Alligood, came to Prosci following a career in the United...

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Making the Case

How to Position Change Management

Since 2007, the top change management trend identified by participants in the Prosci Best Practices...

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Integrating Project Management

4 Steps for Building a Relationship with the Project Team

Individual and Organizational Change Management IntegrationAs change management practitioners, we know that...

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Planning & Executing

Resistance Checklist - best practices for managing resistance to change

Prosci's Resistance Checklist draws from benchmarking research with over 900 participants and the...

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Integrating Project Management

Project management and change management: A Side-by-Side Comparison

The disciplines of change management and project management understandably cross paths throughout...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Managing Change Saturation

How much change is too much? Change saturation conceptualizes how much change is going on in the...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Are you Demotivating Your Front-Line Employees?

Organizations today are facing, and creating, more change than ever before. The frequency, number,...

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Getting Started

Types of Change Management Roles You Should Recognize

Who are the faces and voices of change? Your immediate reaction might be the project leader. Or...

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Engaging Organizational Roles

Why you need to start leveraging front-line managers

Managers and supervisors are crucial allies in times of change management. This group fulfills one...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Poorly managing change: The cost of the REs

In a time where organizations are facing tremendous pressure to change - more frequently, more...

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Prosci Solutions & Trainings

What's Your Next Training Step for Organizational Competency?

You and perhaps some of your coworkers are change management certified. Your organization’s...

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Engaging Organizational Roles

Building Successful Partnerships with Project Teams

Successful change happens when there is a focus on both the technical side of change and the people...

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Planning & Executing, Getting Started

15 Free Resources For Your Change Management Obstacles

Have you experienced the transformative effect of change management on a project but are lacking...

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Getting Started

The Five Levers of Change Management in the 3-Phase Process

You: "The results and outcomes of this project depend on employees embracing and adopting the...

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Integrating Project Management

How to Integrate Change Management and Project Management

Change management can be applied to many types of business improvement programs - from radical...

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ADKAR

Challenges you may encounter in building A, D, K, A and R

The Prosci ADKAR Model is one of the most requested change management models in the world. By...

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Getting Started

The Dimensions of Change Management at the Enterprise Level

Change management's purpose is clear - to ensure that changes deliver intended results and outcomes...

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Getting Started, Prosci Solutions & Trainings

Enabling Change in the Boys & Girls Clubs of America

 

On Friday, May 15, 2015, executive directors, staff and board members of Boys & Girls Clubs from...

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Building Enterprise Capability

How Change Management Fits with Six Sigma Success

By Ric McCormick - Special guest author for the Change Management Learning Center

Working as a Lean...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Three Reasons Enterprise Change Management Efforts Fail

Leading organizations are starting to invest the time, energy and resources to build organizational...

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Planning & Executing

The Case for Change Management: Results and Outcomes

Year after year, participants in Prosci's benchmarking studies identify greater recognition of the...

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Planning & Executing

Three Factors of Change which Define or Constrain Project ROI

In several of Prosci's benchmarking studies, a top trend identified by study participants was a...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Five Tactics for Deploying Change Management

As Prosci works with numerous clients tackling change management challenges, we spend time trying...

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ADKAR

How to Mobilize roles in Change Management

Projects risk potential failure when change management is thought of as only the responsibility of...

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Building Enterprise Capability, Planning & Executing

5 Capability Areas for Assessing Organizational Change Management Maturity

Outlined using Prosci’s two decades of research in change management, the following capability...

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Research & Trends

5 Years of Change Management Job Growth

One of the top emerging trends in the discipline of change management is the creation of permanent...

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Prosci Solutions & Trainings

Why your Organization Needs Enterprise Change Management

Many project teams are recognizing the need to effectively manage the people side of change on...

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Getting Started

Change Management - Get Started in Less than a Minute

There are a number of ways anyone can get involved or be involved in change management throughout...

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Making the Case

6 References to Make the Case for Change Management

Here at Prosci, customers and consultants often ask for references or articles to help them make...

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Making the Case

The Correlation Between Change Management and Project Success

In Prosci's benchmarking studies, a top trend frequently identified by study participants is a...

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Making the Case

3 Reasons Project ROI May Not Be What You Were Expecting

Increasingly, change pracitioners are asking about the Return on Investment of managing change....

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Building Enterprise Capability

How Executives Support the Project Change Triangle

The Prosci Project Change Triangle (PCT) is a model for successful executing and implementing...

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Making the Case

How to Keep Change Management from Getting LIFOed

Do you know what LIFO stands for? Last In, First Out. And it is a plague many change managers run...

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Prosci Solutions & Trainings

Solutions for Three Big Challenges to Change Management

Inspired by Simon Sinek’s Golden Circle, this tutorial will tackle three real challenges change...

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Building Enterprise Capability

The Unanticipated Effect of Empowerment and Accountability

The value systems in business have undergone a gradual shift over the past 50 years. This shift is...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Latest Data and Key Considerations for the CMO

Today, many organizations are working to build organizational change management capabilities and...

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Building Enterprise Capability

How to Leverage the Five Levers of Change Management

The Prosci 3-Phase Change Management Process provides step-by-step instruction and research-based...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Change Management Maturity Model Audit

Prosci developed the Change Management Maturity Model™ in 2004 following a study with over 150...

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ADKAR

Why You Need an Individual Change Model

When we think of change management, we typically envision the actions that we take - communicating,...

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Planning & Executing

5 Tips for Better Communication Around Change

During the summer of 2009, Prosci will be releasing a number of "Five tips" tutorials. These...

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Engaging Organizational Roles

3 Activities for Engaging with Middle Managers

Prosci's change management approach is based on seven benchmarking studies conducted over the last...

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ADKAR

ADKAR: Core to the People Side of Change

The Prosci ADKAR Model was developed by Jeff Hiatt in 1996 and first published in a white paper...

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Planning & Executing

Enough is Enough! - Tips for Avoiding Change Saturation

Prosci and the Change Management Learning Center's final tutorial series of 2008 is titled...

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Planning & Executing

5 Tips for Addressing Change Saturation

During the summer of 2009, Prosci will be releasing a number of "Five tips" tutorials. These...

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Making the Case

How to Calculate the ROI of Change Management and How to Use It

The people who have used change management ROI (CMROI) to make the case for change management are...

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Building Enterprise Capability

What is the LOE Index?

By special guest contributor Victoria M. Grady, PhD

Preface by Tim Creasey:Dr. Victoria M. Grady...

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Building Enterprise Capability

Are YOU Ready to Pursue Enterprise Change Management?

 In the coming years, no other competency will be more important to your organization than the...

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Planning & Executing

Why Your Approach to Change Needs to be Flexible

How do the values of an organization impact the approach to managing change?

The business world is...

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Getting Started

Is Communication Helping or Hurting your Efforts?

The communication plan is one of the key tools available to change management professionals. In...

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Research & Trends

Beyond Black Belt: Six Sigma and Change Management

If you are right in the middle of a Six Sigma project and experiencing employee resistance or a...

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Prosci Solutions & Trainings

What Certification Training is Really Like - A First-Hand Account

Prosci began offering open-enrollment change management certification programs in October of 2003. ...

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Planning & Executing, Making the Case

4 Ways People Are Changing the Conversation

“The CMROI Calculator is a valuable tool. It re-frames the conversation around the ‘people...

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Integrating Project Management

Data on integrating change management and project management

As change management has emerged over the two last decades, the interaction between change...

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Getting Started

Data on impact of effective change management

For 20 years, Prosci has been gathering data from change management practitioners around the world....

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Making the Case, Planning & Executing, Getting Started

2 Questions You’ll Hear After You Put Change Management in Context

Have you read our tutorial on the five questions to ask to put change management in context? If...

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Planning & Executing, Research & Trends

Passion for Research: an Interview with Lead Analyst Robert Stise

Robert Stise is the lead analyst for Prosci’s ninth change management benchmarking study, happening...

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Research & Trends, Planning & Executing, Prosci Solutions & Trainings

Case Studies for Advanced Change Management: Igniting the Conversation

While attending Prosci's Advanced Program, participants are asked to bring two case studies: one...

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