The disciplines of change management and project management are both necessary when executing a project or initiative.
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Organizational change does not happen instantaneously because there was an announcement, a kickoff meeting, or even a go-live date.
Change practitioners are a diverse group. Some focus their change management skills on important projects to improve project outcomes. Others lead teams through the changes happening at their organizations. While still others facilitate Prosci change management programs within their organizations. …
For many organizations, the human resources (HR) function is shifting from being a tactical function to a strategic partnership—with HR professionals having a seat at the table and helping the organization make decisions about products, functions, roles and other critical …
Success stories offer tremendous opportunities to learn from other change leaders.
Results and outcomes from workplace changes are inextricably tied to individual employees doing their jobs differently. When you apply change management to projects and initiatives, you enable employees to adopt changes more effectively, which helps you realize the business objectives you set out to achieve. Change management is about helping the people at the heart of those changes, bridging the gaps between project solutions and results through our collective efforts as change leaders.
The data is clear, even when organizational changes meet technical requirements and milestones, they can still fail to deliver results and benefits. What’s missing? Change management.
Organizations that embrace change management are more likely to achieve project objectives, stay on or ahead of schedule, and stay on or under budget.
How do we anticipate, plan for and address resistance? What do we do when we encounter genuine and constructive resistance? What kind of resistance should we expect from impacted groups? These questions and more are addressed in the Managing Resistance to Change study.
Over the past quarter of a century, change management has emerged, evolved and grown from foundational understandings to conceptual underpinnings and on to a recognized discipline. Prosci’s research and experience suggest that in the coming years the focus will shift toward advancement along three fronts