How to Create a Transformation That Lasts | BCG

Leadership & Culture

I have been receiving an increasing number of resource requests on the topic of strategies and tactics for successful organizational transformations. With numerous organizations undergoing various types of transformations and a reported 70% failure rate of organizational transformation efforts in general, many practitioners and business leaders are actively seeking ideas and practices to enhance the …

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The Role of Culture in Enabling Change | MIT Sloan Management Review

Leadership & Culture

As leaders continue to manage various change initiatives, organizational culture—shorthand for describing ‘how we do things in our organization’—is a critical enabler (or inhibitor) of these changes. However, as highlighted in this new article, the enablers of cultural change vary based on the specific type of change the organization aims to achieve. To effectively use culture as an …

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Employee Fatigue Has Broken Change Management — What Can CIOs Do? | Gartner

HR Technology Leadership & Culture

As many organizations implement various changes in the workplace, I have received multiple requests for resources in change management. Behind these requests is a growing concern that the volume and pace of change that workers continue to experience contribute to employee burnout, disengagement, and change fatigue. While various factors contribute to this overall sentiment, one significant factor …

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Strategies of Change: Changing Change Management | BCG Henderson Institute

Leadership & Culture

The changes to work, workplace, and workforce over the past 20 months have highlighted the importance of change management in organizations. But as noted in this article, change efforts can fail because standard change management techniques often rely on generic change models versus adjusting the approach to fit the organizational contexts in which change occurs. And given …

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It’s Time to Re-Onboard Everyone | Harvard Business Review

Leadership & Culture

In May 2021, I shared an article by Gallup titled; The Workforce Has Changed: Ensure Your Employees Are Prepared. The article highlighted how firms—when fully bringing workers back to the office— would need to recalibrate five drivers of their organizational culture to align with the new way of getting work done. And as the Delta variant continues …

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Why Every Executive Should Be Focusing on Culture Change Now | MIT Sloan Management Review

Leadership & Culture

As noted in my article, 2021 HR Priorities: A Summarized View of Nine Sources, culture transformation is a top priority for many organizations. And as the pandemic continues to redefine all aspects of work and worker preferences, this MIT Sloan article notes how leaders must now take a proactive approach to build the right culture in …

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Managing Transformation and Changes Using People Analytics | AIHR Digital

People Analytics

Although companies are leveraging people analytics (PA) in areas such as performance, retention, strategic workforce planning, identifying skills gaps, and evaluating the effectiveness of recruiting channels, to name a few, there is more opportunity for utilizing PA to drive practices related to change, culture, and transformation. Last week I made a post based on an article by …

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Unlocking Change Management with People Analytics | BCG

People Analytics

As organizations continue to quickly transform in response to COVID-19 and the future of work, the change management of these efforts will be critical to success. This article by the Boston Consulting Group focuses on five key elements of people analytics (PA) that can be used to help organizations drive successful change. While each of …

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