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Use of consultant to cure Denver Public Works' culture questioned - Denver Post

Use of consultant to cure Denver Public Works' culture questioned - Denver Post | Change Leadership - Theory & Practice | Scoop.it
Use of consultant to cure Denver Public Works' culture questioned
Denver Post
"We do (organization development) work that Tipton is doing," she said. "We know what the issues are in every agency. I do have the talent to do that work.
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Is deciding to use an internal or external consultant different for the government than private sector?

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Pope will need vision, leadership to turn around church, management experts say - Chicago Sun-Times

CBS2 Chicago Pope will need vision, leadership to turn around church, management experts say Chicago Sun-Times Michael Brough, director of engagement at the National Leadership Roundtable on Church Management, a group of Catholic laypeople, priests...

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Change and Transitions Pioneer William Bridges Passes Away | Linkage, Inc.

Change and Transitions Pioneer William Bridges Passes Away | Linkage, Inc. | Change Leadership - Theory & Practice | Scoop.it
Here's a transition that will take some adjustment.
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Building Organisational Change Management Capability | Dancing ...

Building Organisational Change Management Capability | Dancing ... | Change Leadership - Theory & Practice | Scoop.it
Today, I'm posting the results of a productive discussion held this week with the Canberra Community of Practice OCM, of which I am a member. We discussed what advice we would give someone to build his/her own ...

Via Blue Sky Change, CogBooks
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Along with the graphic, this article is a nice synopsis of areas to explore if you are trying to build your (and your organization's) change leadership capability.

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Blue Sky Change's curator insight, February 10, 2013 3:02 AM

Jude Burger posts the results of a productive discussion held this week with the Canberra Community of Practice OCM, of which Jude is a member. The group discussed what advice they would give someone to build his/her own organisational change management capability.

Paul Thoresen's curator insight, February 10, 2013 9:47 AM

Change advice broken into these areas; You, Change Management, Your Organization, Your Managers, the Work, and Failing

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Online Social Learning Communities: Necessary but not Sufficient - GovLoop - Knowledge Network for Government

Online Social Learning Communities: Necessary but not Sufficient - GovLoop - Knowledge Network for Government | Change Leadership - Theory & Practice | Scoop.it
As the Digital Era progresses, professionals at all levels and career stages need to develop and maintain a core set of digital competencies. These competencie…
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"Online learners will transform your culture."

Click through to Meghan Biro's article for some keen insights into the changes going on in the learning community....and how that will change organizations.

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4 Ways to Help Your Team Deal with Change

4 Ways to Help Your Team Deal with Change | Change Leadership - Theory & Practice | Scoop.it
Employees won\'t tell you if they\'re struggling with change, you have to reach out. Here\'s how.
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Identifying who needs what is not easy, but making the effort to figure it out can pay big dividends.

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Seth's Blog: The warning signs of defending the status quo

Seth's Blog: The warning signs of defending the status quo | Change Leadership - Theory & Practice | Scoop.it
When confronted with a new idea, do you: Consider the cost of switching before you consider the benefits? Highlight the pain to a few instead of the benefits for the many? Exaggerate how good things are now in order to...
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I find that 'naming the resistance' helps move the conversation forward by letting people focus on real challenges without personal attacks

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People Hate Losses and That Affects U.S. Budget Talks- Bloomberg

People Hate Losses and That Affects U.S. Budget Talks- Bloomberg | Change Leadership - Theory & Practice | Scoop.it
all change results in a loss.....even if its just the loss of what's familiar.
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Zeitgeist 2012: Year In Review

See how the world searched with Google's 2012 Zeitgeist: http://www.google.com/zeitgeist Music: "All I Want" by Kodaline Video production by Whirled Creative
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The only thing constant is change.

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Physician, Heal Thyself: How a Hospital in California Became a Model of Change Management - Forbes

Physician, Heal Thyself: How a Hospital in California Became a Model of Change Management - Forbes | Change Leadership - Theory & Practice | Scoop.it
Peter Drucker marveled at a well-run hospital, viewing it as the perfect paradigm of the knowledge-based organization: built on teamwork; designed to analyze and share information quickly; and able to solve the most complex problems in service of a...
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What It Takes to Change Government | Booz Allen Hamilton

What It Takes to Change Government | Booz Allen Hamilton | Change Leadership - Theory & Practice | Scoop.it
Booz Allen, collaborating with Prof. Kelman at the Harvard Kennedy School, gathered evidence to explain differences for success and failure in government.
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Change Management- What You Can Do in Four Steps - End State ...

Templated change approaches, usually a stirred bowl of Kotter and Lewin with new synonyms (it's not unfreezing in our model it is “dissolving” or “thawing”- Kotters' round two even uses an iceberg analogy… and we have 7 ...
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10 deadly sins in CRM Users’ Adoption (full version) - Pablo Peralta’s blog - CRM Technical Blogs - Microsoft Dynamics Community

10 deadly sins in CRM Users’ Adoption (full version) - Pablo Peralta’s blog - CRM Technical Blogs - Microsoft Dynamics Community | Change Leadership - Theory & Practice | Scoop.it

 

The users’ adoption in CRM is undoubtedly one of the most important issues related to success in this kind of projects, and Forrester® has found it was the main cause of failure in 70% of CRM projects that failed.

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Making Change Happen, and Making It Stick

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Need a quick refresher?  Here's three pages of no-nonsense, practical advice from a few partners at booz&co.

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Four Rules for Successful Change Management - Gallup.com (blog)

Four Rules for Successful Change Management Gallup.com (blog) We, at Gallup, hear all too often from senior leaders who are frustrated with change management initiatives that are failing.
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INSIDE JCPENNEY: Widespread Fear, Anxiety, And Distrust Of Ron Johnson And His New Management Team

INSIDE JCPENNEY: Widespread Fear, Anxiety, And Distrust Of Ron Johnson And His New Management Team | Change Leadership - Theory & Practice | Scoop.it
Insiders paint a scary picture. (Wow. Just, wow. JCP's change management death spiral.
http://t.co/WpmpM1qZnI)
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This saga has it all: Culture, Trust, Leadership, Communication, Stakeholders.  Stay tuned, jcp seems to be in the 'messy middle'.  The outcome is still uncertain.

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Well, I guess Ron's term is over (will jcp survive?). In his own words "The number one competitor is ourselves. It’s our ability to change ". http://www.fastcompany.com/3008059/ron-johnsons-5-key-mistakes-jc-penney-his-own-words
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Leadership Development – A Key Strategy for Change Management

Leadership Development – A Key Strategy for Change Management | Change Leadership - Theory & Practice | Scoop.it
What role does leadership development play in creating an organization that's responsive to change? That's the question that popped into my head as I read the Institute for Corporate Productivity's (i4cp) infographic that ...
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Six Keys to Leading Positive Change: Rosabeth Moss Kanter at TEDxBeaconStreet

From the power of presence to the power of voice, leadership expert and Harvard Business School professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter discusses the process of makin...
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Whether you are just getting started or struggling with the 'messy middle', Professor Kanter offers up some practical advice. 1 - Show up, 2 - Speak up, 3 - Look up, 4 - Team up, 5 - never give up, and 6 - lift others up.

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The Fun Theory

The Fun Theory | Change Leadership - Theory & Practice | Scoop.it

This site is dedicated to the thought that something as simple as fun is the easiest way to change people’s behaviour for the better. Be it for yourself, for the environment, or for something entirely different, the only thing that matters is that it’s change for the better.

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All work and no play is just dull. Giving folks a 'nudge' can help change behaviors.

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An Easy Way to Affect Change - Now

An Easy Way to Affect Change - Now | Change Leadership - Theory & Practice | Scoop.it
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I've been enjoying Hugh McLeod's art for a while now.  As he points out "If you want change in your life, surround yourself with people and objects that will encourage you to make that change. Join the social circles, publicly declare your intention, create the reminders that will force your attention. Burn those boats."

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Strategic storytelling

Last week I shared Howard Gardner's insights on how effective leaders can maximize their storytelling techniques to motivate and inspire teams. But knowing your audience and the type of story you
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Daniel Goleman has numerous insights relevant to organization and individual change.  As an engineer, I appreciate the power of levers to get things moving.

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What is CHANGE MANAGEMENT?

3 minute video. It captures some of the best practices in change management and change process. Great choice of music and tempo.

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2012 Best Books on Leadership, Innovation and Strategy

2012 Best Books on Leadership, Innovation and Strategy | Change Leadership - Theory & Practice | Scoop.it
It’s the season for lists and as 2012 begins to wind down, we thought we’d review what we’ve read this year and put together a list of our own. If you’ve had a chance to read any of the titles belo...
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Innovation....breaking from the status quo.....influence

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How to Find and Use Your Voice | Conner Partners

How to Find and Use Your Voice | Conner Partners | Change Leadership - Theory & Practice | Scoop.it

Professional change facilitators have two primary assets to work with:

The approach we use in our workOur sovereignty as we deliver the work

Those who provide exceptional value to their clients demonstrate both deep expertise and a strong sense of autonomy. Those who produce marginal client value are usually lacking in one or both of these key ingredients.

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