Change Management: Better Coaching, Better Results

Employee Communications Council

Change management is a necessary and sometimes messy part of HR’s job within any organization. These days, workplaces and companies have to change quickly or be left behind. Change Management Research: Coaching is Key. Help Your Managers.

The Difference Between Change Management and Change Leadership

Eagle's Flight

Change is inevitable, and for organizations everywhere, things are moving faster than ever before. Whether it is a result of organizational initiatives, a merger or acquisition, a leadership transition, or simply shifting market conditions, it isn’t about if, or even when change will occur.

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Around the Bonfyre: Susan Heller on Change Management Communication

Bonfyre

Susan Heller didn’t start her career pursuing change management communication, but discovered her aptitude for it almost by fate. She started communicating changes to employees–the “tough kind of change” like organization restructuring, changes to job roles, and even layoffs.

Feature Interview: Theresa Strickland, HR Advisor & Coach

7geese

The first expert we’ve chosen to feature is Theresa Strickland , an HR Advisor and Leadership Coach based in Silicon Valley, CA. When performance discussions are annual, this can be a stressful time for many employees and managers alike.

3 Reasons Physical Offices & Face-to-Face Meetings Are Not Going Away

Workplace Psychology

At a company level: Only 30% of senior managers feel their organization is well prepared for the rise of remote work (Future Positive Report). Managers might recognize that teleworkers are productive, but they are still accustomed toward face-to-face interactions.

Results-Only Work Environment (ROWE)

Workplace Psychology

A survey was conducted asking employees what they wanted most from work. Thompson joined in 2003 and what was learned during the pilot program began to grow and change. Things That Do Not Change under ROWE. Satisfaction with manager.

Early Data Suggest Employees Are Adjusting Well to COVID-19

Newmeasures

We and our clients have been pleasantly surprised by recent positive employee survey feedback, including: Scores concerning access to information and resources remained consistent or increased compared to prior surveys.

Monitoring Employees: Productivity Booster or Buster?

EngagementMultiplier

Let’s imagine another scenario, in this case, involving a specialist team, such as a group of product managers, software developers or marketers, whose daily remit is usually a blend of team projects, individual contribution, administrative tasks and independent research.

This is what could kill Slack’s growth

Pomello

The leaders we knew and trusted, and whose track records were as impressive as their titles, told us that they struggled to manage their culture particularly as they grew. We knew there was a role for culture management software. Change Management Company Culture Employee Engagement

Book Review: The Leadership Challenge, 6th Edition

Workplace Psychology

At the heart of The Leadership Challenge is The Five Practices framework, which resulted from analysis of thousands of case studies and millions of survey responses (Kouzes & Posner, 2017). Every single personal-best leadership case involved a change from the status quo.

There Is No New Normal – Now What?

Career Partners International

Life as we know it, personally and professionally, has forever changed. Many organizations are viewing the pandemic as an opportunity to flourish, catalyzing positive change, and innovation. Leaders are adjusting how they manage others remotely or in a blended environment.

Survey, Analyze & Improve Your Culture

Great Place to Work

Join the thousands of companies that use the Trust Index© Survey annually, and benchmark your company's culture against the global standard of a great workplace. Comprehensive and easy-to-use, the Trust Index© Survey enables you to analyze your employees' perceptions of the workplace, compare results to key benchmarks, and receive custom recommendations. Trust Index© Survey. Pulse Survey & Other Assessment Services. Trust Index© Pulse Survey.

Book Review – Servant Leadership in Action: How You Can Achieve Great Relationships and Results

Workplace Psychology

The essays by Colleen Barrett (president emeritus, Southwest Airlines), Cheryl Bachelder (former CEO, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen), Dave Ramsey (a money management expert & author), Phyllis Hennecy Hendry (CEO, Lead Like Jesus), and Jon Gordon (author) were all enjoyable and instructive.

What is an Agile Workplace and How Do You Create One?

Culture Counts

Or it could mean something as drastic as changing roles every month. Focus on incorporating feedback and coaching on a more continuous cadence via check-ins, both formal and informal. At the same time, it is not on the manager alone to initiate these coaching conversations.

Changing Organizational Culture

Culture Counts

Do you need to look at changing your organizational culture? . Too much change all at once? A recent global Gallup survey shows that 85% of employees around the world are not happy at work —whoa! Want to learn more about changing organizational culture?

Engagement & Productivity: What if you didn’t have to choose?

HR Hardball

What if you could observe both , simultaneously and fairly, in support of every activity to grow your business – even as pressures rise and change occurs? Slowdowns in the expected pace of change or strategic opportunities?

What is an Agile Workplace and How Do You Create One?

Culture Counts

Or it could mean something as drastic as changing roles every month. Managers should ensure that they are periodically engaging in coaching and mentoring conversations with employees to discuss personal and professional goals, ensuring that work is aligned and progress is being made on these fronts. Focus on incorporating feedback and coaching on a more continuous cadence via check-ins, both formal and informal.

Employee Engagement Tools Aren’t Just Plug-and-Play

Kazoo

It’s no secret that companies are completely reevaluating their approaches to employee performance management, workforce recognition and survey programs and now looking for employee engagement tools to help support these new approaches. Whether you’re already using a technology solution or are considering one, here are some things to keep in mind: Change management starts before you even choose an engagement platform. Have your managers taken action on annual surveys?

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News You Might Have Missed – December 21

Kazoo

If you’re acting like a judge rather than a coach during performance reviews, you’re doing it wrong. Is Your Employee Survey Worthless? Now’s the time of year when annual surveys are on everyone’s minds. But you might unknowingly have created a survey that’s completely worthless. Good managers are always coaching their employees. If you’re a manager, you’ve probably dealt with conflicts on your team.

The Power of Identifying and Engaging Your Hidden Influencers

DecisionWise

In fact, in McKinsey’s efforts to identify informal influencers as part of their change management initiatives, they have found that executives are most often incorrect in their initial assumptions. 360 Degree Feedback Leadership Coaching Organization Development

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Transforming performance management? Part 3: Invest for success

Bersin

Many organizations are realizing their performance management approaches aren’t suitable for the new realities of work and certainly aren’t agile enough to meet future needs. But, as we’re exploring in this series, performance management transformations are rarely easy or risk-free.

How an Executive Coach Can Boost Your ROI

Dr. Nadine

"Even modest improvements can justify hiring a coach. Jerome Abarbanel, VP of Executive Resources, Citibank The demand for executive coaching has experienced rapid growth. Executive coaching is now a multi-billion-dollar industry. Executive coaching can be a costly investment.

Employee Engagement Tools Aren’t Just Plug-and-Play

Kazoo

It’s no secret that companies are completely reevaluating their approaches to employee performance management, workforce recognition and survey programs and now looking for employee engagement tools to help support these new approaches. Whether you’re already using a technology solution or are considering one, here are some things to keep in mind: Change management starts before you even choose an engagement platform. Have your managers taken action on annual surveys?

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Transforming performance management? Start with the end in mind

Bersin

This can be especially true for performance management transformations – sometimes organizations are so eager for change that they jump right in and fail to consider what they are truly hoping to achieve. Take the survey today. Continuous innovation and change agility ?

5 ways to stop organizational change from turning employees into pessimists

Interact-Intranet

We all know the saying, “change in inevitable”; business is no exception. As a corporation grows throughout time, it is expected that they will go through some sort of organizational change, whether it be in management, business model or something entirely different.

3 Ways to Improve Manager Check-Ins

WorkHuman

And in an ideal world, no company would put employees or managers through this agonizing process each year. Change takes times. He wrote about how a former manager killed his motivation at work: Kim and I were in two different offices, separated by at least 1,500 miles.

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Implementing A Culture Of Continuous Dialogue

SuccessFactors

Although these have been considered for years as the best way to assess individual performance, many surveys now show that they are often a factor of disengagement for employees, preventing managers and employees from undertaking transparent dialogue.

SHRM ’15: Global Shift, High Performers and More

HRExecutive

Crowds and the heat index aside, I did notice at least one refreshing change at this year’s event: a lot more practitioner speakers. These changes, Fussell said, will inevitably lead a very different leadership mix in the coming years.

R.I.P. Annual Performance Review. Now what?

WorkHuman

Imagine if a coach just sat on the sidelines, watching their team win and lose games without giving any feedback. If they saved all of their coaching and strategizing for the last game of the season, it would be too late to even make a difference. Fortunately, that’s changing.

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What’s Stopping Us From Changing Faster?

SAP Innovation

You can do the usual: wait, deny (perhaps they’ll go away— but they hardly ever do), or you do what most organizations are doing and try figure out how to change, and fast! Almost every leader has the same question in mind: How do we change faster?

3 Strategies to Help Manufacturing Win the War for Talent

Eagle's Flight

Working in manufacturing has changed tremendously. In addition, a Manpower survey revealed that 81 percent of manufacturing leaders said that they struggled to get the talent they needed, and 71 percent believed the talent gap would only continue to increase in severity.

How to Frame 360 Review Questions for Managers? (With Template)

EmployeeConnect

The announce of a 360 Review can often be destabilising for managers. Peers, subordinates, management and even clients and suppliers formulate their feedback through a pre-defined prism. To be efficient, a manager should be able to guide, motivate and listen to his subordinates.

What’s Keeping HR Up at Night in 2020?

HRExecutive

1 issue among HR professionals in the last three consecutive HRE surveys was employee engagement; last year was the first time that retaining key talent tied for the top spot. So, what changed? Some survey respondents also mention the exodus of baby boomers.

Beth Wilkins, Ph.D. Joins DecisionWise Consulting Team - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

Her expertise includes organization development, talent management, change management, and strategy with a special love for executive coaching and diversity.

Managing Transformation and Changes Using People Analytics

Digital HR Tech

We are living in a world that is changing at a lightning pace and overloaded with information, continual technological revolutions, and uncertainty, like the phase we all are going through with Covid-19. As a result, they need to continuously adapt the way they managed the business before.

What Makes Our 360-Degree Organizational Assessment Unique

Culture Counts

We use multiple forms of data collection, including key stakeholders’ surveys, interviews, observation, operations data, and business metrics to draw insights on the factors affecting performance. Leadership Needs Coaching.

Staying on Top of Culture Right Now

Human Workplaces

The real change comes in the third stage: transformation. This progression changes the work of culture right now. But if you ignore culture, it’s going to change on its own anyway. Culture Advisory for Management Teams. Change management coaching.

10 Amazing Company Culture Consultants You Should Hire Right Now

Fond

Melissa’s consulting experience began with starting her own coaching company, which led to gaining experience in HR for small startups. Delivering Happiness has evolved from a New York Times best seller to the world’s first culture “coach-sulting” (coaching and consulting) company.

What Makes Our Agile Organizational Effectiveness Assessment Unique

Culture Counts

So, we collect multiple forms of data, including stakeholder surveys, interviews, observation, operations data, and business metrics. This action takes courage from leaders, along with the right support from change management consultants and internal champions.

The “How” Behind Performance Management Transformation [Webinar Recap]

Kazoo

Earlier this month we hosted a webinar, It’s About the How: Making Performance Management as Agile as Your Business , with industry visionary Josh Bersin and Hitachi Vantara’s Scott Kelly. There are four forces of disruption necessitating performance management change.