“Managers all over the world need to read Jason’s book. Change is a permanent feature of the modern organizations, and not knowing the practices that Jason describes in his book means that managers are missing critical knowledge to perform” – Jurgen Appelo, author of Management 3.0 and most popular European writer on Management
Architecture is a fixture in software and construction projects, but what can change agents learn by applying ideas from architecture to organizational change?
Ah, the age-old question: How do we manage change resistance? This is the one and only strategy I know of to manage this problem.
“Transformation” is vague term. It sounds good to say “we need to transform” but it doesn’t prepare people in organizations for what they’re going to need to tolerate while “construction” is in progress.
In manufacturing and software, “waste” is considered to be a bad thing. But what about change management? Is something that is more unpredictable and uncertain affected by the same types of waste?
“So would you consider that a failed transformation?”, […]
If all you have is hammer, every problem looks like a nail. Cute, but false. A hammer is just a tool, it doesn’t tell you how to use it. Here are 4 tools and visualizations you can use to help you make sense of complex organizational changes.
People generally cling to what’s familiar to them when it comes to choosing a change management framework. Of course, that preference might not be the right tool for the job. Here are some ideas for how to build your own change management framework.
Today’s change management practices are not equipped to facilitate change in today’s digital world. Learn 2 simple, yet powerful techniques for creating alignment for change by modernizing your change management practices.
Change agents have biases. Sometimes we make the changes we think makes the most sense. Sometimes those aren’t the right changes though. Thinking about changes as being time-bound Experiments is a more effective way to manage change programs
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