Perspective MappingWe all have our biases. Why not make them visible? Perspective Mapping is a practice that helps you, the change agent, facilitate meaningful conversations between executives, management and staff by helping each layer understand the perspective of each other in a safe way. In smaller organizations you can simply run a retrospective with everyone. In larger organizations, that will be more difficult. It’s always a good idea to involve everyone from all levels in the same conversation but sometimes it isn’t always possible.
Stories and Examples
As we close out November’s Lean Change Management Association (LCMA) theme, this article ties in what we sometimes forget about: expectations of the change agent. In the first article, I showed how to use a simple grid to do a change readiness assessment, and if...
Change readiness assessments aren’t a new idea…but there’s an easier way to go about them!
Urgency for change is an outdated concept in change management. Cause and purpose for change is a more compelling way to help people align to transformational change. Learn how you can incorporate storytelling into change management by using a Storytelling Canvas.
How do you know the changes you’re working on are the most important to the organization? In a large enterprise, this can be challenging. I sat down with Joanne Stone, Agile Evangelist for TELUS to hear her thoughts about applying Perspective Mapping in her 40,000+ organization.
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.
Once I was working with a team that was struggling to deliver one of those death-projects where no one understands why they're building what they're building and everyone, including management, feels powerless to stop. Sometimes it's easier to muddle along and...