Now is the time ... 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.
Business leaders or organizational heads who have “employee advocacy” on their to-do lists for 2015 have no right to expect their people to welcome these initiatives with open arms. Effective change management is essential for success; people need to be convinced of the benefits before they commit to participating, and that means senior management setting the example.
Was there ever a time that was more uncertain than today? Are leaders prepared to manage change in ways that strengthen the teams around them?
Leadership is about taking the initiative to do the things others would rather avoid doing – and about allowing risk to be your best friend. Leaders make those around them better by being wise enough to anticipate the unexpected and by being accountable to take action all the way through to the end. They know how to help their teams tackle change hea
The Employees Rising report reveals that only 30 percent of employees feel deeply engaged with their employers. Most say that their leadership teams, senior management and direct supervisors don't communicate effectively – and it’s their line managers’ time that they appreciate most – in spite of the proliferation of technology and communication tools.