Thursday, December 23, 2010

Change Management: It's the People, Stupid

From: [Management-Issues]

Why is it so many change management programmes run into the sand and end up changing, well, nothing?

A new book has argued that it's because they focus too much on changing systems, processes and procedures and not enough on changing people and the culture of the organisation.

In essence, then, change management is about doing what it says on the tin: changing how you manage.

According to John B McGuire and Gary B Rhodes, of North Carolina's Center for Creative Leadership, too many change management initiatives, even after decades of advice and guidance, still fail to make an impact on their organisations.
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