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Understanding change | Managing the change project | See also

 

In organisations there are often two types of work. There is the normal delivery process where the main business of the organization is done. Then there are the change activities, whereby necessary change is made to the business and the way it is done.

As with other subjects, a great deal of this site is relevant to organizational change. However, there are more things to say that are specific and relevant to this situation.

Understanding change

Change, although externally may appear to be about changing jobs, places, products, etc. actually occurs first inside people's heads. And there's the rub. When organizations try to change without understanding this invisible element, any change is doomed to serious problems and failure.

Managing the change project

It is one thing to manage a normal activity or department within a company. It is another to make change happen outside of your area of direct influence. Yet consultants and change agents do this regularly. Here are some of the methods they use.

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  • Articles: Various other articles on change and projects.

Note: There are over 100 pages in this change management section of the website.

See also

Leadership, Breaking the Fad-Failure Cycle

Blogs by subject: Change

Change management articles

Change Management books

 

 

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