70% of all major change initiatives fail. (McKinsey & Company, 2008)
Change is crucial for growth and innovation in every business. However, without a clear strategy in place that fosters support from your entire organisation you face immense risk including the loss of reputation, growth and investment.
Ark Group’s report, Implementing an Effective Change Management Strategy presents the latest thinking on how leading organisations around the world are successfully managing change.
It examines the tools currently being used, highlights the key challenges faced and provides a framework for implementing successful change initiatives within your own organisation. Specifically, this report will enable you to:
- Use proven tools and methods for implementing and managing change successfully;
- Identify and overcome the organisational and cultural barriers to change;
- Successfully balance people, process and technology through change;
- Develop an effective strategy for communicating change;
- Identify the necessary leadership skills and roles of management during change; and
- Develop a resilient, change-ready organisation.
Leading change experts also provide vital guidance and insight into current and future best-practices offering tools to assist you in delivering successful change initiatives.
Featured case studies include: Microsoft, Bayer, BC Hydro, The Change Factory, Scottish Water, Seyfarth Shaw LLP and World Vision Australia.
Chapter 1: Change – What it is and what it isn’t
Chapter 2: A framework for effective change management
Chapter 3: Taking the temperature of your organisation
Chapter 4: Change and communication
Chapter 5: Change is all about the people
Chapter 6: Leadership during change
Chapter 7: Generational issues and change
Chapter 8: Creating a resilient organisation
Chapter 9: Evaluating change
Chapter 10: Conclusion
Case study 1: Bayer Australia and New Zealand’s B-Green sustainability programme – Lots of small changes = big change
Case study 2: BC Hydro’s enterprise change management framework – From the ground up
Case study 3: Change Factory – Playing the game brings serious results
Case study 5: Scottish Water – Engaging and transforming
Case study 6: Seyfarth Shaw – Pioneering a Lean approach to legal services
Case study 7: World Vision Australia – A lesson from a learning organisationCheck our Executive Summary and full table of contents here