Are we Managing Change or the Perceptions about Change?

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justice makhado, Management Consultant, South Africa
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  Gary Wong, Consultant, Canada
 

Managing or Leading Employees

I believe we manage things and inanimate objects and we lead people. That's because we cannot control other people's attitudes, feelings, behaviours; we can only influence them to act in a way that's desirable to us.
As a change leader, we first appeal to their emotional need for change, set a future state vision of change, and describe the initial steps to start down the different path. This is the communication side.
We also must give them reasons to believe change can be executed. This means enabling the employees with time and money to participate in the change.

  Leutloela, Professor, Lesotho
 

Managing Change or Employee Feelings About Change?

Yes on appeal to their emotions and giving them reasons, but we should also empower them by asking them to read theories of change so that we do not test our choices on them but rather we all participate with the same or equal level of knowledge.

  Gary Wong, Consultant, Canada
 

Empowering by Reading Theories of Change

Leutloela: I agree with your comment. I provide ch (...)

  Julius Tubili, Interim Manager, Zimbabwe
 

Managing Change

Gary; your change management tact is spot on, I wi (...)

  justice makhado, Management Consultant, South Africa
 

Managing the Perception Towards Change

Thanks for your responses, very thought provoking, (...)

  Gary Wong, Consultant, Canada
 

Change Starts with Self

Justice: your comments are totally accurate. When (...)

  Lawrence Gqesha, Analyst, South Africa
 

What are we Managing

We manage the processes and lead the people. Peopl (...)

  Dr. Luis De La Cruz, Professor, United States
 

Managing People Who Execute Change

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  Caroline A Vine, Manager, United Kingdom
 

Change may be Unwelcome, but is Necessary

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  justice makhado, Management Consultant, South Africa
 

Are we Really Managing the Change

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  Liz Luciano, United States
 

Managing Change

@: Gary I agree, people should be led - not manage (...)

  Dr Gary Jones, Business Consultant, Australia
 

The Elements of Change

There are many elements to change and certainly em (...)

  bharat lal, Director, Nigeria
 

Change Management and Leadership

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  TSE Pak Hoi Isaac (Dr.), Professor, China
 

Bottom-Up, Non-linear Change

We could plan and wish to execute linear change, s (...)

  Ivan Kohlinsky, Management Consultant, United Kingdom
 

Managing Change and Managing Employee Feelings About Change

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  Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
 

Tool to Visualize Behavioral Change

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  Luis cupenala, CEO, South Africa
 

Managing Change or Employees?

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  Caroline A Vine, Manager, United Kingdom
 

Managing Change and People in case of Privatisation

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  TSE Pak Hoi Isaac (Dr.), Professor, China
 

Privatization is a Radical Change in Organizational Design Model

@: why privatization? To crack the truth and be ge (...)

  Gary Wong, Consultant, Canada
 

Privatization is Another Type of Business Model

@ and @: It's my belief that the org design model (...)

  Sabine Pitcher, Manager, United Kingdom
 

Managing Change or Employees' Feelings?

You are spot on with your question... Managing cha (...)

  Jacqueline Gargiulo, United States
 

Change versus Transition

I have been researching current thinking, and it i (...)

  Sumudu Dissanayake, Manager, Sri Lanka
 

Sustainable Change Until the Change Changes

We can not achieve sustainable change without chan (...)

  Louis Liu, Manager, China
 

We Should Think About the Meaning of Change to Different People

I know in some case, people even resist some good (...)

  ADIGUN TEMITAYO, Project Manager, Nigeria
 

Change is Constant and Change Drive Improvement

I have come to know over the years of my experienc (...)

 
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