Change management is the biggest challenge for many companies in virtually every industry. When an organization starts multiple projects and initiatives to improve performance and create new opportunities, it often requires change. Changes in processes, roles, organizational structure and technology. Adapting your business to achieve future success is a process that many companies have to go through and that often proves to be very difficult in practice.
Change management is defined as the methods and ways in which a company describes and implements change within both its internal and external processes. This includes preparing and supporting employees, identifying necessary steps for change, and monitoring pre- and post-change activities to ensure successful implementation.
Significant organizational change can be a challenge. It often requires many levels of collaboration and may involve several independent entities within an organization. Developing a structured approach to change is critical to help ensure a favorable transition while limiting disruption.
Changes usually fail for human reasons: The promoters of the change did not take into account the healthy, real, and predictable responses of normal people to disruption of their routines. Effective communication is one of the most important success factors for effective change management. All individuals involved must understand the progress through the different stages and see the results as the change progresses in stages.
How to implement Change management
- Define the change.
- Select the change management team.
- Identify management sponsorship and get involved.
- Develop an implementation plan including measurement data.
- Make the change – in stages if possible.
- Collect and analyze data.
- Quantify gaps and understand resistance.
- Adjust the plan if necessary and go back to the implementation step.
This is how we can help you
- Design, plan, manage and deliver complex projects and change programs.
- Building a robust business case.
- Monitor and adjust results during the program.
- Analyzing critical paths and managing dependencies, also with other projects and portfolios.
- Facilitate the business with a clear plateau planning to achieve results and control costs.
- Aligning the change program with the specific context and the guiding coalition.
- Develop project control and monitoring.
- Program and project management and coaching of the project team.
- Design and implement methodologies for program and project management.
- Learning from the past by testing the change history of the organization.
- Partly outsource programs or implement turn key
Good Change Management will prevent Incidents, so be sure your organization has a good implemented change process.