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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 change management in the right context so that it gets the priority it needs?

Think about what you describe when you make the case for change management. How is change management viewed by your project leaders? Is it seen as an optional add-on rather than a vital contributor to the project’s success? Do you spend the conversation talking about change management activities, like communication and training, or do you focus on change management’s contribution to overall project results and outcomes?

11 Elements of Successful Organizational Change Capability

Over the last few decades, the discipline of change management has emerged and evolved. What was once an ad hoc approach consisting of perhaps a communication plan and training plan has grown into a discipline driven by structure, rigor, process and deliverables.

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? Complete this sentence: "We, as an organization, should work to embed change management and build organizational capabilities and competencies because..."

Incremental Versus Radical Change

The magnitude of a given change will impact how employees react and how you should manage the change. So how do you assess the disruptive nature of your change?

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 application but with taking the necessary steps to understand the change and the organization itself before you create your change management strategy. Below are the key activities you need to undertake at the start of project (and change management) planning:

Do You Have Authority on Your Side?

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

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 is often called the early adopters. Group 2 is uncertain and hesitant about change. Group 3 becomes entrenched and often will not change.

4 Change Management Trends in 2020

How will organizations embrace change management this year? And next year? And the year after that? And how will the change management discipline respond? When we asked 1,778 change practitioners to tell us what they expect to happen from now until 2020, they identified the following trends.

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