Change Management

Drive change through people with the right communication and approaches

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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CHRO Quarterly

October 25, 2016 | CEB

A business school professor recently shared with us an exercise he uses to reveal how difficult strategic planning really is. When he meets with C-suite executives for the first time, he poses a simple question: “What are your CEO’s ...

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What the MLB Playoffs Teach Us About Employee Development

October 14, 2016 | HighGround | HCI

We’ve gone a little baseball crazy here in Chicago. With our Cubs facing the San Francisco Giants in the NLDS, we’ve heard a lot lately about the importance of good coaching.

So what makes a good coach? More importantly, what do gifted coaches teach us about managing people more effectively and helping them reach peak professional performance?  We took a look at the some habits of great athletic coaches and found that managers can approach employee development in many of the same ways.

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The Corporate University: New Frontier, New Challenges

October 7, 2016 | BPI group | HCI

Opportunities for learning in the workplace have never been greater nor more accessible than they are today. The rapid development of virtual, mobile, on-demand, open, and customizable training solutions has revolutionized not only our traditional educational system, but also quickly advanced to its more utilitarian business counterpart—the corporate university. While organizations have eagerly appropriated innovative offerings like MOOCs, they are also beginning to see challenges arise in tandem with the opportunities these new educational methods and tools present.

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The New World of Corporate Universities

October 5, 2016 | BPI group

In this digital era, faced with the increasing impact of artificial intelligence on labor, human capital must remain an organization’s most important asset. Amid a constantly changing economy in which the jobs ...

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Voting for Change? Elect the Right Rewards!

September 19, 2016 | Barbara Trautlein | HCI

Although our organizations are hopefully not embroiled in the level of chaos we are witnessing in the current political system, we are nevertheless equally affected by misdirected reward programs created to achieve one outcome while producing another unintended outcome.