- Posted by Joe Crandall
- On April 1, 2014
Organizational Change Management is a core competency of Greencastle Consulting. Change Management is the discipline of driving intended business results by changing behaviors. Initiatives like rolling out new software, devices, changing a workflow or merging two organizations require effective change management.
Leaders and project teams must understand
and address the human dynamics associated with change
The goal of a successful change management approach is to reduce the depth and time of performance decline, Valley of Despair.
Each stakeholder group must have a targeted approach to meet them where they are along with a plan to enact the change. When each stakeholder is approach in this way, the breadth and depth of the Valley of Despair is minimized and productivity can surpass pre-change levels.
Communications and training are key traditional enablers of change that Greencastle has developed tools and methods to systematically approach accessing, planning, and executing those enablers. We focus on the actions that impact the rate of change for the various stakeholder groups.
The Tipping Point
Change acceptance must be understood with a deliberate plan to achieve a critical number of stakeholders’ accept within a specified timeline.
An organization’s culture determines what and how change management tools are used; hundreds of large scale initiatives have taught us that no two organizations or projects are the same. Our structured approach to change management enables you to influence the human and organizational aspects associated with your change initiatives to reach higher levels of productivity.