Because change is constant, organizations need to drive change through people rather than driving people through change. With the right communication and approaches, your employees can withstand drastic or even small organizational changes without a negative impact on business results. Learn about the need for and process of finding “change architects” to facilitate the organization’s movement through a change initiative, using “broadcasters” to communicate the change with stories and data, and having “coaches” to address the personal resistances of change. Accountability and ownership for change are diffused throughout the organization.
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Change is an inevitable component of growth for organizations across every industry. And, while embracing the status quo may feel more convenient than confronting it, disruption is a driving force in successfully transforming organizations around the globe.
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