change management

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Post date: May 17, 2018
As AI is transforming business models and delivering value by augmenting organizational capabilities to serve better customers, it’s important for executives to realize that using AI presents much more than a technology challenge — it requires a different leadership mindset. Today, almost every...
Post date: May 15, 2018
Experts—whether external consultants, academics, or corporate practitioners—triangulate on the same poor statistics when it comes to managing change. Most change and transformation initiatives—no matter how well intentioned and planned—fail. Managing change is a competency essential for every...
Post date: January 23, 2017
As senior HR executives, we continually face numerous challenges in our day-to-day tasks. One of the biggest—yet most rewarding—is fostering a highly successful employee culture in the workplace. While daunting on the surface, once properly executed and fully functioning with complete employee...
Post date: November 1, 2016
Bob Dylan was certainly right when he said “times they are a-changin’”— and of course they always will be. Management expert Gary Hamel made a similar observation: “What distinguishes our age from every other is not the world-flattening impact of communications, not the economic ascension of India...
Post date: April 7, 2017
As technology advances and marketplaces grow and change, many organizations face adaptive challenges—business circumstances that require clear and consistent leadership through a period of uncertainty and change. Generally, these challenges cannot effectively be addressed through traditional...
Post date: April 10, 2017
A common frustration is that the HR function seems to be reactive and frequently left behind. But as HR becomes more closely aligned to the business and coheres around the common purpose of driving business results, there are opportunities to change this behavior. Two previous HRPS blogs have...
Post date: January 4, 2018
Change is easier said than done. Many leaders say they want change, and even have a positive attitude about it. But when it comes to actually implementing change, very few succeed at making it happen. According to an article published in the September 2013 issue of Forbes, only 25% of change...
Post date: June 28, 2016
Recently I’ve been in the path of a lot of changes. Since change doesn’t happen in a vacuum, there’s been this domino effect where one change that I didn’t spearhead inadvertently triggers the need for a second change that I do need to spearhead, and so on and so forth.  Fortunately, my immediate...
Post date: March 22, 2016
Articles about the gig economy have been written during the past 18 months with the focus technology-enabled on-demand work opportunities with Uber, Airbnb, TaskRabbit, to name a few.  However, little has been written about the impact of the gig economy on human resources professionals as it...
Post date: March 17, 2016
The critical role that direct managers play during change—both upstream and downstream—cannot be overemphasized. They represent the real keystone of organizational change. However, managers have no time, nor need, for the kind of tools favored by internal change consultants and project teams. What...