Change - Beyond Frameworks

Change - Beyond Frameworks

Or, the Adaptive Organisational Culture

For years I have been utilising various change frameworks inspired by Kotter; ADKAR; Tadeo, Beake and Fink; Argyris, etc. I have found them extremely valuable and various projects and initiatives have benefited from their utilisation.  I have developed six principles for being an Adaptive Organisation.  If these principles exist, the organisation will adapt more readily when sound change frameworks are then applied.

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The Place of Culture in Change Management

The Place of Culture in Change Management

Just ask yourself how many times you have heard the 'culture of the organisation' given as an explanation for the less than expected success of various initiatives. So like any risk, responsible organisational leaders will actively manage it.

It may surprise you to hear me say then, that as Change/Organisation Development (OD) practitioners, we may get the focus on culture wrong.

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Change Management: Creating Accountability

Why do we initiate projects in organisations?  It is to achieve an enhanced performance of one or more of many organisational outcomes. These can include profit, cost, safety, staff engagement, customer experience, organisational (brand) reputation, compliance etc.  These projects can and do go very well, yet studies continue to show projects under deliver more than half the time.  A lack of effective change management is often attributed to the reason for this underachievement. 

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