Poor change management is a key reason organizations do not achieve their improvement goals. How can you ensure you are improving and not just changing? Jeff Chan offers two areas of focus to ensure successful change.
Change Efforts Fail If Managers Are Poorly Prepared
Frontline managers often feel responsible for doing the heavy lifting of organizational change efforts. This “manager’s dilemma” is not a guarantee of failure. When managers embrace four specific roles related to change efforts, they can be more successful in moving a change forward.
Organizational Restructuring Fuels Growth at ACV Parent Company
Initially, ACV Parent Company’s strategy was to leave the acquired businesses as standalone entities instead of integrating them into ACV or across other similar businesses. While this strategy worked for a period of time, market conditions changed and a new strategy was needed.
Success Stories – Colleague Retention Drives Financial Results at One Community Bank
The complexities of bringing two similarly sized banks on two different core systems together warranted working with an external resource.
You Can’t Herd Electric Sheep: Leadership Post-COVID [Webinar Recording]
Successfully leading remote and hybrid teams requires different skills to ensure team alignment and engagement. There are some leadership styles that can be detrimental when applied to a remote or hybrid team, and you need to be proactive in addressing those issues before there is a cultural breakdown.
Three Principles for Changing “the Right” Organizational Performance Issue
Leaders trying to improve performance will often change elements of their organization and turn to tangible things such as organizational restructure, training, or new technology to solve their problems. Identification of the root cause issue is a critical step to ensuring successful organizational change and performance improvement.
Is Your Organization Structured for Success?
This article examines six elements of organizational design needed to execute strategy as well as tips to avoid dysfunction and poor performance.
How to Spark Sustainable Change Through Disruption and Crises
Deeply entrenched cultural norms are being temporarily set aside, or even disrupted—and the collective untapped potential in many organizations is being unleashed. Will your leaders drift back to the habits, systems, and expectations of the past or will they continue with a learning mindset to support sustainable change?
Sharpening Your Executive Focus During Significant Disruption [Webinar Recording]
A significant challenge for executives is understanding how to lead through disruption while ensuring the long-term success of the business. Having clear focus, making strategic decisions, and supporting your team will help you better balance your short-term needs with your long-term strategy.
Change is the New Normal
The only constant in today’s work environment is change. To help organizations move forward during times of significant change, the Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional & Executive Development put together a quick-start guide.