Catalyzing Change

Change Management

Guiding transitions to achieve organizational transformation effectively.
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Organizational Change Management

Change management (sometimes abbreviated as CM) is a collective term for all approaches to prepare, support, and help individuals, teams, and organizations in making organizational change. Drivers of change may include the ongoing evolution of technology, internal reviews of processes, crisis response, customer demand changes, competitive pressure, acquisitions and mergers, and organizational restructuring. It includes methods that redirect or redefine the use of resources, business process, budget allocations, or other modes of operation that significantly change a company or organization. Organizational change management (OCM) considers the full organization and what needs to change, while change management may be used solely to refer to how people and teams are affected by such organizational transition. It deals with many different disciplines, from behavioral and social sciences to information technology and business solutions.

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Overcoming Resistance

The ability to correctly identify the real reason people won’t change, that enables us to utilize the right strategy to motivate them to do so. It does not mean finding ways to intimidate them into acting according to our standards, but instead working with them to identify and overcome their key barriers.

Shaping Behaviors

The ability to motivate and guide those close to us in adapting their behaviors, that enables us to interact with them in more positive ways. It does not mean manipulating others or using a stick-and-carrot method, but instead in understanding each individuals motivations and using creativity and patience to help them see benefit in a different way of acting.

Leading Change

The ability to impart fundamental change in a community from a logistical standpoint that enables those involved to understand the objectives and remain motivated in the transformation process. It does not mean a continual imposition of change, but instead understanding the short-term efforts necessary to progresivelly comply with the critical success factors of any transformation effort.

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