Change Management and Organization Development
Change Management Wisdom
As the speed of change continues to increase, change management is a fundamental competency needed by managers, supervisors, Human Resources staff, and organization leaders. To tap your wisdom, my recent survey about change management afforded me the opportunity to consolidate hundreds of years of experience in change management. Here, in your...
How to Add Value in Continuing Strategic Change
HR is the stabilizer and champion during organizational change. HR adds value by ensuring change efforts deliver lasting results. How? Use a principle-based approach to promote stability and manage your organization's embedded polarities. Learn more!
Build an Organization Based on Values
Organizational values are a critical component in building an organization's business strategy. Why not identify and nurture values that support your organization's development and success?
How to Make Values Live in Your Organization
Values exist in every workplace. Your organization's culture is partially the outward demonstration of the values currently existing in your workplace. The question you need to ask is whether these existing values are creating the workplace you desire. Here's more on values in your organization.
How to Implement Strategic Planning: Vision Statement, Mission Statement,...
In an earlier article, I gave you a strategic planning framework, samples, and examples for creating your organization’s mission statement, vision statement, and more. As a result of the strategic planning article, people ask: now that I know what all of this strategic planning should look like, how do I actually make strategic planning happen...
China: A Wakeup Call for United States Competitiveness and Productivity
No matter what kind of business you are in, whether you're a multi-national corporation, or a "mom and pop" business - you will be affected by economic development in China. Find out more.
Organization Development and Change Management Article Index
Want to find information about organization development, change management, and culture fast? Check out this one-stop directory of all the related articles on this site.
Build a Mentoring Culture
What does it take to develop people? More than writing âequal opportunityâ into your organizationâs mission statement. More than sending someone to a training class. More than hard work on the part of employees. What development does take is people who are willing to listen and help their colleagues. Development takes coaches, guides and...
Posters That Reinforce and Sustain Your Culture
Your culture is a result of the values, experiences, and behaviors shared by your employees. You can see your culture live in your language, symbols, stories, and work practices. Emphasize the values and culture you desire with motivational prints.
Book Review: Birth of the Chaordic Age
The word "chaordic" suggests that organizations most effectively perform when they maintain a balance between chaos and order. Dee Hock, who founded VISA International, has written a terrific book which highlights the founding of VISA, complexity and the new science of chaos management. Check it out!
Org DNA Profiler
Change management is the rule not the exception in today's successful organizations. Change is constant and some organizations deal with change better than others. Want to assess the success of your organization at change management and growth? Take this five minute survey to find out now. Then do the recommended reading to learn how to address the current stage of your organization's growth.
Force Field Analysis
Kurt Lewin's Force Field Analysis is explored and described. The critical steps in involving people to foster ownership in change are explored. Simple and concise. Check it out.
Ned Ruete, a regular and thoughtful contributor on many HR professional lists, and several other OD consultants, provide an introduction to facilitation in, Basic Facilitation Skills. This is well worth your time if you are new to facilitation or just want to hone your skills.
How the New Workplace Will Change HR
Through his books, Transitions, and Managing Transitions, William Bridges has positioned himself as an international expert on change. The site has some articles you will want to read, including this one.
Business Consulting, Management Consulting: Resources for Consultants
Find resources for both internal and external consultants. Business management consulting, management consulting, IT consulting, human resources consulting and organization development consulting resources are here. Consultants from most disciplines including computer consulting and Internet consulting will find these consulting books, consulting articles and consulting websites invaluable.