“Often, creating value requires significant change!” this is how John Kotter concluded 1990 in his book “A force for Change: How Leadership Differs from Management”. Besides stating this, he also discovered two important things. First, eight reasons why Change fails and second an eight change phases model that is responding to these reasons. Until today … More Change Basics: A dirty view on Kotters Change Phases
In my last post I wrote about the simple fact that most of the people confronted with Change tend to resist it. In a certain way the “role theory” is part of the problem, this is why I want to examine this piece of theory a little closer… First of all: Let’s make some assumptions! … More Management hurdles: How to cope with issues related to Role Theory?
Overcoming resistance to Change is probably a hurdle most change managers have to overcome. The worst part about all this is the fact that you have to fight a two-front war: on the one side there are employees that resist Change and on the other side there are you managers and executives who start rioting… … More Management hurdles: Resistance to Change
I am planning to review, respectively present some theories, that influenced modern Change Communication and Change Management, from time to time. I will start with the 14 principles of management that have been defined by Henri Fayol… About the theoretist: Henri Fayol (1841-1925) was a French management theorist whose theories in management and organization of … More Change Basics: Fayols 14 principles of management
I will jump right into this very topic. I will expand the ideas of this short article later on, as soon as I have written about some essential Change Management Models…so please forgive me to throw you in at the deep end. Companies can transform the attitudes and behaviour of their employees by applying psychological … More How companies can utilize Change Management Psychology
Hello everyone, So this is how it all shall begin! I am sitting in front of an empty page and try to point ou my intention for this BLOG…At this moment this BLOG is “just another BLOG”. Well, maybe the topic is at least a little unusual: Change Communication and Change Management. Maybe you are interested … More Hello world!