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Are we Managing Change or the Perceptions about Change?
justice makhado, Management Consultant, South Africa, Member
Are we even managing change or are we managing employee feelings about the change?...Register

Managing or Leading Employees
Gary Wong, Consultant, Canada, Premium Member
I believe we manage things and inanimate objects and we lead people. That's because we cannot control other people's attitudes, feelings...

Managing Change or Employee Feelings About Change?
Leutloela, Professor, Lesotho, Member
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 d...

Empowering by Reading Theories of Change
Gary Wong, Consultant, Canada, Premium Member
Leutloela: I agree with your comment. I provide change theory material and testimonials in the initial steps.
Belief that change can be e...

Managing Change
Julius Tubili, Interim Manager, Zimbabwe, Member
Gary; your change management tact is spot on, I will try it....

Managing the Perception Towards Change
justice makhado, Management Consultant, South Africa, Member
Thanks for your responses, very thought provoking,
I always say to candidates: change always starts with an individual. You should not spe...

Change Starts with Self
Gary Wong, Consultant, Canada, Premium Member
Justice: your comments are totally accurate. When we start change with self, we practice what is called the inside-out approach. This is also reflecte...

What are we Managing
Lawrence Gqesha, Analyst, South Africa, Member
We manage the processes and lead the people. People should change their attitude toward change in order for it to be effective. Support systems or met...

Managing People Who Execute Change
Dr. Luis De La Cruz, Professor, United States, Member
People, structure, environment, and culture stimulate or depress innovative organizational change according to O'Sullivan and Doodley (2009).

Change may be Unwelcome, but is Necessary
Caroline A Vine, Manager, United Kingdom, Member
The one thing that's consistent in business is change itself. If we don't change we don't evolve and get left behind. Gone are the days when we could ...

Are we Really Managing the Change
justice makhado, Management Consultant, South Africa, Member
What then do we do with those who won't change, as the longer they are part of the group considering to change, the riskier it becomes as they will de...

Managing Change
Liz Luciano, United States, Member
@Gary Wong: Gary I agree, people should be led - not managed. Influence happens by example and communication and co...

The Elements of Change
Dr Gary Jones, Business Consultant, Australia, Member
There are many elements to change and certainly employee resistance rates highly as a conditional element of success. Whether frame-breaking change th...

Change Management and Leadership
bharat lal, Director, Nigeria, Member
Managing change is when it has become a necessity, so it is planned and acted upon as per perception/requirement. This becomes then a "management proc...

Bottom-Up, Non-linear Change
TSE Pak Hoi Isaac (Dr.), Professor, China, Member
We could plan and wish to execute linear change, step by step and know when elements we need before we start the implementation. More often, practitio...

Managing Change and Managing Employee Feelings About Change
Ivan Kohlinsky, Management Consultant, United Kingdom, Member
The behavioural science side of change is definitely one of the important sides of change management, besides of course, the technical and process (re...

Tool to Visualize Behavioral Change
Jaap de Jonge, CEO, Netherlands, Editor
Hi Ivan, I believe you're referring to (a variant of) Force Field Analysis?...

Managing Change or Employees?
Luis cupenala, CEO, South Africa, Premium Member
Change is a natural process that depends mostly on the external environment of the firm.
Management skills enable managers to benefit from those ...

Managing Change and People in case of Privatisation
Caroline A Vine, Manager, United Kingdom, Member
If the culture of the organisation has not had the previous risk of competition due to it being a public sector and it then becomes a risk - there is ...

Privatization is a Radical Change in Organizational Design Model
TSE Pak Hoi Isaac (Dr.), Professor, China, Member
@Caroline A Vine: why privatization? To crack the truth and be genuine, to tackle collective performance inefficien...

Privatization is Another Type of Business Model
Gary Wong, Consultant, Canada, Premium Member
@Tse Pak Hoi Isaac (Dr.) and @Caroline A Vine: It's my belief that the org desig...

Managing Change or Employees' Feelings?
Sabine Pitcher, Manager, United Kingdom, Member
You are spot on with your question... Managing change means managing the people affected by it. And that means trying to manage their perceptio...

Change versus Transition
Jacqueline Gargiulo, United States, Member
I have been researching current thinking, and it is less about managing change - it just happens, than supporting individuals through the transition. ...

Sustainable Change Until the Change Changes
Sumudu Dissanayake, Manager, Sri Lanka, Member
We can not achieve sustainable change without changing the thinking of employees.
Any change is only valid until somebody challenges the change b...

We Should Think About the Meaning of Change to Different People
Louis Liu, Manager, China, Member
I know in some case, people even resist some good changes. There is no misunderstanding, wrong info, fear etc... They just do not want it.
If peo...

Change is Constant and Change Drive Improvement
ADIGUN TEMITAYO, Project Manager, Nigeria, Member
I have come to know over the years of my experience that there should be no control over change. Because without change there can't be any form of imp...


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