We are restructuring. Those three words can stop productivity, raise anxiety, increase stress, and decrease engagement almost as fast as you can say them. Reorganization or restructuring is a business reality. At some point, every organization, regardless of its size, will need to reorganize or restructure. A reorganization is not to be taken lightly. It […]
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Prepared Middle Managers Essential To Prevent “Resistance to Change” It doesn’t seem to matter the type of organization the stories are similar. Managers express feeling uninformed and unprepared for the multiple organizational changes they are expected to lead, manage, or at least support. They describe their executive leaders’ becoming defensive if they ask too many […]
Every Organizational Change is Connected When my daughter Amanda was little, one of her favourite books was Laura Numeroff’s story, “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie.” The story is simple. A little boy gives a mouse a cookie and sets off a chain reaction of unanticipated consequences. After the little boy gives the mouse […]
Dr. Dawn-Marie Turner Slow Down to Speed Up Your Pace of Change As my colleague and I were setting a meeting date, almost simultaneously, we said, “Wow another week gone.” Are you feeling the pressure of so much to do and so little time? It’s a common theme I hear from many leaders. I feel […]
Dr. Dawn-Marie Turner This summer I got an unexpected demonstration of change leadership. While whale watching off the coast of Vancouver Island our whaleboat captain reminded me of three factors necessary for successful change leadership.
All too often I have watched organization after organization launch a change with great fanfare, only to see a few months later unsatisfied CEOs and employees with their heels wedged deep into the ground. Change doesn’t have to be this way. In fact, change should be the reason that your organization grows and succeeds.