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  Change Management 101: A Primer
However, the overall processes of change and change management remain pretty much the same, and it is this fundamental similarity of the change processes across organizations, industries, and structures that makes change management a task, a process, and an area of professional practice.
Managing change is seen as a matter of moving from one state to another, specifically, from the problem state to the solved state.
The change problem might be large or small in scope and scale, and it might focus on individuals or groups, on one or more divisions or departments, the entire organization, or one or on more aspects of the organization’s environment.
home.att.net /~nickols/change.htm   (4370 words)

 Managing change
If you change your behaviour in interaction with others, you then change the relationship and the processes which characterise it.
Ultimately, as change agent what you depend on is yourself and your capacity to manage your own behaviour.
Change can be viewed as a three-stage process consisting of overlapping phases of pre-planning, planning and change.
www.scu.edu.au /schools/gcm/ar/arp/change.html   (1422 words)

 Directing and Managing Change   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A manager will delegate certain work to his subordinates, he will discuss progress with them, he will advise, he will help, he will evaluate the extent to which their performance is affected by their own limitations, by their own lack of experience, or by circumstances outside their control.
Managers at different levels have been able to consider what can be done and how the work for which they would be responsible would fit in with work done by others elsewhere.
Managers at all levels become more aware of what is taking place and generally do the best they can to achieve the plan, to feed information to others so as to get assistance, to overcome circumstances outside their control or to have the plan revised.
www.solbaram.org /articles/directing.html   (6875 words)

 Managing Dynamic Change   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In managing change, the challenge is to understand how the pieces balance off one another, how changing one element changes the rest, and how sequencing and pace affect the whole structure.
Managing change means creating conversations between the people leading the change effort and those who are expected to implement the new strategies.
It means managing the organizational context in which change can occur, as well as managing the emotional and intellectual connections that are essential for transformation.
www.leadershipadvantage.com /managingDynamicChange.shtml   (1908 words)

 Leading and Managing Change - Graziadio Business Report
Managing change well is a continuous and ongoing combination of art and science that assures alignment of an organization’s strategies, structures, and processes.
GIS management set a three-year time line for this effort and urged all work teams and individuals, through investment in training and performance coaching, to be clear regarding which of the twelve goals any one of their efforts was impacting.
Few principles in the management of change are as well documented or understood as the idea that involvement breeds commitment, yet organizations continue to ignore this principle.
gbr.pepperdine.edu /052/change.html   (2836 words)

 Managing Change
Managing change means co-ordinating a number of activities and inter-relationships so that the organization can survive, and benefit from, the process of change.
Change is inherent in contemporary organizational experience, and its management is not only critical to organizational success and survival but is also at the crux of the field of organization development.
Knowledge of the change process is determined by a person's understanding of three key processes: planning change, managing change (both the "people" side and the "organization" side) and evaluating change.
rockfordconsulting.com /change.htm   (1376 words)

 Managing Change and Others' Expectations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Changes in the organization's environment, such as new laws or regulations, rapidly increasing competition, or an unpredictable rate of inflation, may require the organization to implement new structures or reward systems.
Changes in the work force, such as more educated workers, more women, or more technically trained management may call for new forms of decision making for communication.
Particularly when change is imposed by representatives of a distant corporate headquarters or of an outside consulting firm, organizational members may feel inconsequential to the change.
members.aol.com /AllenWeb/change.htm   (2425 words)

 Managing change - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In organizational development (OD), specialists assist their clients in recognizing that "the only constant is change" and in acknowledging the critical role of managing change.
Organizational development (OD) practitioners help organizations to manage change in various ways including:
This page was last modified 08:32, 8 March 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Managing_change   (85 words)

 August, 1996 -- Managing Change
Where you could not secure the changes you anticipated, tell those affected in a positive manner ­ sometimes you are disappointed in not being able to obtain the changes you wanted due to other organizational priorities; explain the reasons for this in a way which maintains people's morale and motivation.
Managers could not give their employees specific details about what was happening in their units, nor were they willing to talk to them about what was happening in the company.
Managers were shown the final plan a few days before all employees were presented with the results.
www.itstime.com /aug96.htm   (3979 words)

 Change Management Article, Stress Education Center .
As examples; a new job, a change in work responsibilities, an addition to your family, or even change in your residence may all be viewed as very positive and yet these may prove stressful as you adapt to these new developments.
Managers want the problems to go away, but unless they are addressed in a pro-active way, the process can take too long and slow the whole process of change.
Be warned, that as a supervisor/manager, it does not serve the organization by slowing the change process by trying to talk people out of feelings or by telling them to "change" or "pull together." People need to vent their fear and frustration without judgments made against them.
www.dstress.com /change.htm   (2647 words)

 Database Trends: "Managing Database Change"
When implementing a change, every aspect of the change needs to be examined because it could result in an unanticipated cost to the company.
The product will enable the DBA to focus on all of the issues of change management because it is built to understand not just the discipline of change management, but also the RDBMS in which the changes are to be made.
And once the change has been identified and implemented for one system, it can easily be deployed on other database copies with minimal, or perhaps no changes.
www.craigsmullins.com /dbt_1000.htm   (1673 words)

 Critical Issue: Leading and Managing Change and Improvement
Leading successful change and improvement involves developing and managing six critical components of schooling: (1) a clear, strong, and collectively held educational vision and institutional mission; (2) a strong, committed professional community within the school; (3) learning environments that promote high standards for student achievement
Accept the change process as a positive experience to be understood and embraced, rather than a negative experience to be feared and avoided.
Build commitment and a collaborative culture to support the change process by being a "leader of leaders," having and communicating high expectations, and demonstrating confidence in school staff and the surrounding community.
www.ncrel.org /sdrs/areas/issues/educatrs/leadrshp/le500.htm   (2118 words)

 Managing Complex Change
Drawing on their experience with organizations and communities over the years the authors explore change in an historical context, identify the barriers to achieving systemic change, and outline the elements needed to initiate, implement, and encourage change in the youth-serving field.
The concept of change is one we can all embrace: we intuitively understand that improving how we think about our work and how that work is structured is increasingly necessary for us to generate the array and quality of opportunities and supports we make available for young people.
It is important therefore that each of the five other aspects of "managing change" have associated with them evaluation components that look specifically at midstream and ongoing performance, and outcomes in general.
www.cydjournal.org /Brandeis/smith_0322.html   (2369 words)

 Managing Change and Risk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
But not all types of change are the same - there is a distinct difference between 'continuous' change, as in continuous incremental improvement of EXISTING products, programs, services and processes, and 'discontinuous' change, as in reengineering using a 'blank sheet' approach or new technology that relies on a complete departure from existing systems and infrastructures.
When a leader, and presumably the leadership team, calls for any type of change to occur, but especially discontinuous change, they are essentially saying to the organization 'life as we know it will never be the same'.
So in 'managing change' it appears that the critical group are those within the Early Majority who have a higher tolerance for risk than the others in that same group...a sub-group of a larger group.
www.affinitymc.com /managing_change_and_risk.htm   (945 words)

 Managing Change Guide
You can open the Change Management Matrix here as a stand alone single page document to use as a diagnostic tool and route map with your management team: pdf (43 kb) or word.
Printed copies of the complete Managing Change guide are also available free of charge for managers based in the United Kingdom from the Government Office for the South West.
UK managers can e-mail their request and postal address to Elizabeth Mead: elizabeth.mead@gosw.gsi.gov.uk.
www.oursouthwest.com /SusBus/mggchange.html   (478 words)

 Change Management Training Managing Change
Change is a permanent feature of all organizations regardless of sector or size.
However, the ability to harness and manage change so as to bring about a positive outcome for the organization is one of the main challenges faced by business leaders - it is also now the greatest source of competitive advantage.
Whether you are interested to learn about change management for yourself or you want to instruct your staff or clients on how to implement a successful change management process this training pack will repeatedly deliver endless results for you.
www.oaktraining.com /change.html   (422 words)

 Control Your Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Change management skills will help you investigate, track, evaluate and change approved project plans throughout the entire project life cycle.
Implementing change is a lot easier when your ducks are in a row--or rather, when your team members and stakeholders are aligned.
A comprehensive and structured approach to organizational change management is critical to the success of any project that will bring about significant change.
www.gantthead.com /JPACE/controlPages.cfm?ID=82   (711 words)

 change management leadership teams mergers & acquisitions management development   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
We are a network of premier management consultants focused on helping organizations analyze their current business environment, identify opportunities and threats, envision innovative solutions, and implement these effectively.
The purpose of our website is to share with you our expertise and our collection of change management resources, which you are free to use within your own organizations.
We have identified leadership challenges, scare resources and change management as they key people issues to be coped with in solving Y2K.
www.change-management.net   (289 words)

 Managing change   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
So while we may fully understand why change is necessary and understand the benefits, we may forget to outline that information to our folks, and that can make all the difference.
With change coming fast and furious these days, the biggest improvement you can make is to communicate as much as you can with your employees.
This week's story further outlines the steps for change management and profiles two companies' experiences dealing with change, as well as their reaction to two types of employees that can make change difficult: cowboys and " please leave me alone " types.
www.networkworld.com /newsletters/manage/2001/00810040.html   (613 words)

 Holland & Davis Managing Change Library
What is the Institute for Change Leadership…Holland and Davis LLC is dedicated to helping clients reach their business vision/strategy/direction…on target, on time and on budget.
Change for ERP: We are doing a lot of talking about the technical aspects of our upcoming ERP Implementation, but not much talking about changing the organization or the way people work.
Program Management for Change: With the start of a new year, we are looking at all of the initiatives that we started last year...
www.hdinc.com /library.html   (2261 words)

 Thirteen Tips for Managing Change   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
While getting people intellectually ready for change is something to be considered, it should not take so much time and effort that people lose interest and motivation.
The emotional effects of change on educators need to be considered and understood by all involved in the change process.
Take the long view; realize that change takes time and should not be forced to occur too quickly.
www.ncrel.org /sdrs/areas/issues/educatrs/leadrshp/le5spark.htm   (317 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Managing Change: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Aimed at students of change management, strategy and organisational change as part of undergraduate, MBA and MA programmes.
Managing Change examines the concept and practice of change within the broader context of the history, literature and theories of management.
There is also practical guidance on the planning and implementation of change.Managing Change is suitable for students on modules covering management, strategy and organisational change as part of undergraduate, MBA and MA programmes.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0273683365   (605 words)

 OED Learning Topics: Managing Change
Change management is a set of ideas, strategies, and skills that can be applied to engage change effectively.
Also be sure to check the course descriptions from our open enrollment courses, and read the Four Room Apartment article for a great introduction to a proven method of managing change.
Change can entice us to learn new skills to stay effective and even shift the direction of a career in positive ways.
web.mit.edu /hr/oed/learn/change   (252 words)

 Fostering and managing change; change management; overcoming resistance to change
In gathering the information that supports your case for a change effort, and in discussing it with those who will be affected by it, you can clarify your vision, anticipate and resolve potential problems, and sometimes even realize that the change is misguided, or that there are far better alternative solutions.
The survey event brings some immediacy to change efforts and makes them top of mind, in the same way that a political demonstration gets the attention of journalists who normally wouldn't find a continuing problem to be newsworthy.
One major barrier to change can be people who have seen change efforts fail in the past, either at this or at other organizations, and assume if they keep their head down, everything will return to normal.
www.toolpack.com /change.html   (1418 words)

 Teaching the Caterpillar to Fly - Some Ideas on Managing Change
Change cannot be done "to" us -- forcing the action typically generates active resistance to the process.
Change and personal growth is all about discovering the inevitability of change and the need for one to clarify a vision of the future.
But you have to metamorphose in order to change and that will involve going through the discomfort of being less and less a caterpillar while you are in the process of becoming a butterfly.
www.squarewheels.com /content/teaching.html   (6153 words)

 Managing Change | Employment & HR > Management   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Companies that succeed and survive in today´s marketplace must anticipate change, adapt and thrive.
But change - whether it relates to management structure, fast growth or radical changes in your industry - can be difficult to manage, especially when your employees don´t have a clear understanding of what´s going on or how it affects them.
After all, resisting change is natural - it´s human nature to avoid the unknown and maintain familiar work patterns.
www.allbusiness.com /employment/management/1388   (340 words)

 Twelve Principles for Managing Change   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Thought processes and relationship dynamics are fundamental if change is to be successful.
Change only happens when each person makes a decision to implement the change.
The more input people have into defining the changes that will affect their work, the more they will take ownership for the results.
www.lynco.com /12prin.html   (159 words)

 Managing Change   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
by Spencer Johnson addresses the point that huge change or small change is not as important as the attitude you bring to the change process.
This one-half day educational and practical course is one you can present yourself, but turns out to be a lot more fun and insightful with an outsider as facilitator.
Change is not a 'vicious cycle', it's a.
www.vectorvisions.com /Programs/Prg_CheeseCh.htm   (203 words)

 CIO | Managing Change
In the drama of change, emotions, not logic, impel people to cast off the old and embrace the new More...
The health-care industry is learning how to cope with change, and so are the CIOs in that industry More...
With management restructures there’s only one rule: get it right first time More...
www.cio.com.au /index.php/secid;14   (227 words)

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