David Williams is a Consulting Changeologist and Virtual Global Coach with international experience as a senior executive responsible for implementing transformational change across all levels of an organisation. A professionally Accredited Prosci Change Management Practitioner, David has also completed the Advanced Program at the Change Management Learning Center, Chicago, USA. Change Samurai is a Global Resource Centre for the professional change practitioner implementing corporate transformation.
I wrote a popular TLNT.com article about how 96% of respondents from a Strategy& / Katzenbach Center survey on culture and change management highlighted that culture change was needed in their organization in some form. I criticized some of the over-simplified recommendations that accompanied the survey release but The Katzenbach Center came through with their […]
Congats to Germany for winning the FIFA World Cup. Now, the game is over, it's time to get back to some serious gamification and talk about designing for sustained behavior changes. Last time I told you about my biggest takeaway from GSummit 2014 after I gave a quick recap of the conference. I ref...
Language has a huge role to play in the bedding in of new ways of doing things. Language actually defines a culture because it is literally how people connect – changing it significantly shifts the parameters of, and the context for, what is defined, accepted and encouraged. Here are five interconnected ways you can change your language to better complement the actions you intend taking.
Nothing is more constant than change. Furthermore, the speed of change is accelerating. So for instance, the global knowledge is growing exponentially, disruptive megatrends (e.g. Internet Of Things, urbanization, demographic shifts) are shaping the innovation agendas and new approaches for capturing value by innovation (e.g. Business Model Innovation, Design Thinking) are becoming mainstream. Thus, new realities for innovation management are emerging and firms are forced to change their innovation management ever faster. One might assume that under the constant pressure to change firms have achieved a great deal of excellence in running corporate change initiatives. However, quite the opposite is true. A large study from 2013 showed that only 1 in 2 major change programs succeed. In this 2-part article series, innovation-3’s Frank Mattes shares his deep experience in designing and implementing innovation culture change initiatives. You will find ideas and inspiration about how your firm can increase the chances for success in changing innovation culture.
Are your executives enabling or hindering change management success in your organization? by Lawrence D. Duckworth - In 2011, a well known process improvement marketplace firm surveyed over five hundred companies about business improvement strategies and tactics. The findings showed that the two top impe