Tag: Change Management

Implementing Change Management Processes

Having worked in change management for a decade, I often find that change can come across as “fluffy” or “esoteric” or be dismissed as a “nice to have.” While many experts cite different methodologies and frameworks, I find the most effective approach is to keep it straightforward and simple. Connecting change to the everyday is […]

Learn to Innovate, Lead, and Embrace Change

There has been a century of expected compliance by workers to do their jobs a certain way, so we are all expected to keep up! The new model for employee development will be a recognition that each person offers a set of special and different skills that can’t come through compliance with routines and standardized […]

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Learn to Innovate, Lead, and Embrace Change

There has been a century of expected compliance by workers to do their jobs a certain way, so we are all expected to keep up! The new model for employee development will be a recognition that each person offers a set of special and different skills that can’t come through compliance with routines and standardized […]

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5 Trends for Training Firms and Platforms

The learning and development (L&D) industry is booming and is expanding at a rapid rate alongside innovative technologies—so much so that L&D departments themselves are becoming central hubs for all workplace innovation and growth.

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Avoid Forcing New Tech on Workers

There can be little question that technology is rapidly transforming business and is a key to competitive advantage for many companies. But just throwing technology at your staff won’t magically solve problems or open up opportunities.

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How to Develop a More Agile Workforce

Today’s business environment is extremely dynamic. Not only are new technologies rapidly shifting what is possible in terms of product and service offerings and modes of delivery, but an increasingly global economy means that new competitors can emerge from any corner of the globe. Add to that the fact that consumer tastes and preferences are […]

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Is Management Making Your Organization Dumber?

Stepping out the door, you glance across the parking lot in the general direction of your car. A quick check of the time shows 2:27 p.m. You need to be on the road by 2:30 to reach your destination on time. You’ve got 3 minutes to make it to the car and get going. A […]

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Executing a Succession Plan

Turnover in the United States is higher than many people think. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the turnover rate across a wide range of industries in the private sector was over 47.4% annually in 2017, and that number has increased steadily from 42.3% in 2013. So, businesses need to be prepared to lose […]

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Preparing for Employee Turnover

In a previous post, we discussed the challenges that come with employee turnover and that those challenges aren’t limited to top-level executives. At any level, employee turnover means losing someone with institutional knowledge, the potential to sidetrack or at least impede progress on ongoing projects, and forcing employers to spend months onboarding replacements.

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How Long Should Transitioning Employees Support Their Old Role?

Managers know that employee personnel assignments are rarely static. Business needs and staffing availability can change frequently, and businesses need the flexibility to move personnel into new roles. Sometimes, this involves hiring a new employee, but often, it involves a promotion or lateral movement for an existing employee.