Key Issues of Change Management (at the Executive Level)


 
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Key Issues of Change Management (at the Executive Level)
Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
The ability to manage organizational change at a high level has become a crucial skill for executives. The times of simply aiming for organizational continuity and predictable earnings growth are gone.
Changes in the external environment, like new technologies and ways of communication, globalization of competition, and also the demand for more transparency and responsibility, are putting a lot of pressure and demand for change on organizations and on their top managers. At the same time, large-scale organizational change is utterly complex and demanding. Academics have developed an impressive list of methods, tools and approaches to manage organizational change on an expert level.
Without diving too deep in the details of these instruments for professionals, what key guiding principles of managing change should executives and top managers always bear in mind?
I recommend executives to focus on the a...Sign up
 

 
Key Issues in Change Management
SAMUEL LUZOBE, Consultant, Uganda, Member
The key questions people are asking during change management are:
  1. What is in it for me (likely benefits)? Put another way: am I in or ...Sign up
 

 
Organization Culture and Change Management
Prof S P Garg, Management Consultant, India, Member
In my opinion, for sustainable organizational growth and to ensure the organizational change succeeds, the most important point is Culture. If people ...Sign up
 

 
Key Issues in Change Management
Niminye Amatus, Manager, Member
The 3 questions outlined by @SAMUEL LUZOBE are very relevant and indeed are the most frequently asked ones. Many pr...Sign up
 

 
Consistency in Purpose
Allemeersch, Interim Manager, Belgium, Member
Everything said is correct. Important for the total process is that there is a consistency of the goal / purpose of the change. Translations for all l...Sign up
 

 
Key Issues in Change Management
Justus Nyangau, Business Consultant, Kenya, Member
People determine change. In reality the 3 issues are not independent; they are intertwined. Communication and culture are both related to people. We n...Sign up
 

 
From Change Management to Change Promotion
eduardo oliva, Professor, Mexico, Member
I tend to agree with most of the comments already made by my colleagues. What I would like to emphasize, however, is that CHANGE could be promoted, in...Sign up
 

 
From Change Management to Change Promotion
Justus Nyangau, Business Consultant, Kenya, Member
I intend to have a contrary opinion with @eduardo oliva that “change cannot be managed”. You have well said that ch...Sign up
 

 
Key Issues of Change
Shawna-Lee Lawrence, Entrepreneur, Jamaica, Member
I think change largely depends on PEOPLE, which has been conveyed through the steps to facilitate change. I think involving people at large will exist...Sign up
 

 
Factors Affecting Successful Change
Maurice Hogarth, Consultant, United Kingdom, Premium Member
Accepted Jaap. Consider:
  • TECHNOLOGY, particularly AI, will be the key driver of change.
  • PEOPLE AND COMMUNICATION: Change ...Sign up
 

     
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