Tag: change management

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Leadership

The Key to Thriving in Turbulent Environments: Preparedness and Resilience

Over the last few years, leaders have seen the damage that a lack of preparedness and resilience can cause. Now's the time to develop those powers.

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Digital Workplace

Change Management When Employees Are Exhausted by Change

If your transformation efforts are meeting with more than the usual headwinds, it might be due to immunity to change, not resistance.

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Digital Workplace

Why Many Workers Still Fear Automation

With rapid adoption across industries, automation is threatening to replace workers. Can both coexist?

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Leadership

When Times Are Tough, Leaders Get Humble

A phenomena first noticed during the recession of 2009 reappeared in 2022. This is what it tells us about leadership.

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Leadership

Thriving in Turbulent Times: The Experienced Learner and the Prepared Risk Taker

The pandemic exacerbated two systemic weaknesses that persist today: over-reliance on how things worked in the past and lack of investment in risk awareness.

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Talent Management

Can Employers Change Employees' Job Descriptions?

Shifts in the way we work means roles may need to be redefined. But how can employers change employees' job descriptions out of the blue?

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Digital Workplace

Digital Transformation Has a Branding and a Leadership Problem

Digital transformation is a dirty word for some.

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Digital Workplace

On the Path to Becoming Digital, Don’t Forget the Humans

Transforming a business into a digital operation isn’t just about upgrading software or revamping a website, it starts by putting human needs at the center.

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Leadership

Cultivating Middle Managers as Change Agents

Managers are too often a hidden asset in helping making important changes happen in an organization. Here's how to effectively involve them.

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Leadership

Don't Let Middle Managers Block Agile Transformation

Pivoting middle managers so they help solve problems rather than creating more problems requires agile change programs to rethink incentives.

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Digital Workplace

The Wrong and Right Way to Convince Workers to Return to the Office

Convincing people to return to the office will take some doing, but there is a right way and a wrong way for leaders to go about making their decisions.

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Leadership

Is Your Digital Transformation Headed for Trouble?

A reported 70% of digital transformation efforts fall short of their objectives. Here are three warning signs to look out for before your efforts get derailed.

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Talent Management

Onboarding as a Framework for Change Management

Struggling to get employees onboard with a new process or workplace initiative? New hire training offers a framework to help employees embrace change.

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Digital Workplace

Is Your Digital Transformation Stalled? These 3 Management Techniques May Be Why

If your digital transformation project is stalling, take a critical look at your management style.

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Digital Workplace

Get Reworked Podcast: The Great Workplace Experiment of 2020 – 2021

New ways of thinking are a reality from the frontline to the C-suite. But it's all still a work in progress, say co-hosts Siobhan Fagan and Mike Prokopeak.

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Leadership

Take a Systems Leadership Approach to Change

When things move fast and get too complex, take a step back and think about creating change at the intersection of three elements.

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Leadership

Learning From Digital Transformation Failures

With more organizations than ever embarking — or in the middle of — digital transformation initiatives, how do we make sure our projects survive?

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Digital Workplace

Communicating Change: Overcoming Resistance Through Empathy

A critical element of any change management initiative is communications. What kind of messaging can transform potential adversaries into allies?

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Employee Experience

Upholding the Psychological Contract Through HR and IT Collaboration

Employee experience depends on an organization holding up its end of the psychological contract. HR and IT together can help ensure that happens.

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Employee Experience

Do You Need a Head of Employee Experience?

Employee experience plays a pivotal role in employee morale, motivation and productivity. So who should be responsible for it?