Solving today’s productivity puzzle is the key to countering the big challenges facing many organizations including an aging workforce, strained government budgets, inequality and threats to the environment. “Productivity is the ultimate engine of growth in the global economy” said…

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Current economics is a powerful driver for change within our organizations.  Change because there’s a new direction, new governments, new economic realities and so on.  We know we have to change but what’s missing is how to manage the change…

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If you are looking for an engaging and fun way to spark innovation among employees you will like this idea that I call; “Lion’s Den.” This interesting employee event is loosely built on the concept of the television shows, “Shark’s…

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Leading transformational organizational change is a major initiative that requires good planning. Start by creating a business case for the change that illustrated leadership’s commitment and demonstrates the relevance to employees. Change leaders must diagnose the scope of change accurately…

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Background People freely choose to make major life changes every day. We move, get married, start families, face challenges, change jobs, learn new technologies, develop new skills and so on. Not all of these changes are smooth but most of…

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Overview Many organizations recognize a need to change their culture, the environment in which their staff work and the actual work that their staff perform. All of this to ensure that their changing customer requirements are continually being met and…

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This is the true story of two organizations that have recently undergone significant change. Economics forced them to re-examine their key business processes and staff allocations in order to continue to survive and hopefully grow. One organization succeeded with their…

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I often speak to business audiences about Innovation—the collaboration necessary, general cultural differences that can influence the process and the importance that organizational culture has on creating an environment that supports innovation. After these keynote addresses delegates talk to me…

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Part 1 of this article reviewed background on change management practices of the past decades and discussed the challenges and opportunities for organizations as they try to implement change initiatives. Part 2 went on to describe how to build momentum…

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The winds of change have swept through many organizations in recent years bringing about storms. Those that have always kept an eye on the constant breeze of change and adapted to the changes have survived the storm. Those caught by…

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