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Video: The business of change is changing

Posted by Audra Proctor on Jul 11, 2019

The pressure from digital transformation and the race to reinvent business processes - with shorter and shorter timescales and more change to manage - means that the sheer pace and volume of...

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The critical role of adaptive change leadership...

Posted by Audra Proctor on Jul 4, 2019

In the first two blog posts in this series on Enterprise Change Management(ECM) we took a look at:

Blog 1 - A definition of Enterprise Change Management

Blog 2 - Change Maturity – effectively...

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The Personal Dynamics of Change

Posted by Audra Proctor on Jun 27, 2019


When J.P. Garnier, the former CEO and Chairman of pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), was interviewed about executing change, he said, “Getting people to change – one by one – is the...

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Saying "NO" during major organizational change...

Posted by Audra Proctor on Jun 13, 2019


The volume and complexity of business change continues to increase, and organizations cannot risk the negative impacts of not executing their business critical changes.”

This is a paraphrase of...

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Creating Communications that Work

Posted by Audra Proctor on Jun 6, 2019


Five practical principles

The main use of communications in change is to build understanding of what we are trying to achieve. It is a critical part of building commitment to change. Well...

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Do you really want committed people?

Posted by David Miller on May 29, 2019

In this week's blog, David Miller - Founder and Chairman at Changefirst - gives a definition of commitment and explains why the distinction between commitment and acceptance is important for your...

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Transformation is the name of the game! Business...

Posted by Audra Proctor on Mar 22, 2017

When we enact business change it is because we want to see a transformation of how work is done, through changing actions, behaviors and even values.  All changes require people in the...

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Do You Have an Effective Change Management...

Posted by Audra Proctor on Mar 8, 2017

Engagement drives successful change management.  Creating a sense of engagement requires more than just communication, but it does require the right kind of communication.  The favored methods of...

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Engagement Drives Successful Change Management

Posted by Audra Proctor on Feb 27, 2017

Implementing change is about people.  Successful change management is not just about doing things to people (telling them, changing their teams, changing their systems) but about enabling,...

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5 things you can do to engage your sponsor

Posted by Anne-Lise MacKenzie on Jun 7, 2011

You present your Business Case for introducing Change Management with gusto and enthusiasm. After outlining the costs involved, alongside the benefits to the organisation, the board all nod their...

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