4 Best Practices for IT Change Management

Culture Counts

As a business consultant for multiple large-scale digital initiatives, I have found that there are few high-performing companies that do not understand the value of IT change management at an enterprise level. Numbers: Translate Change into Business Terms.

Leadership Perspective: Are Traditional Measures of Workforce Diversity Outdated?

Inpower Coaching

Despite being the #1 recruiting trend for 2018 for businesses, and despite decades of trying to improve workforce diversity demographics in the workplace, the commercial sector has made little progress. Will this different way of thinking about diversity make our organizations better?

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Around the Bonfyre: Talking Change Management Strategy with EY’s Eric Biegansky


The disruptive nature of change is now a constant. Ernst & Young (EY), a multinational professional services firm, specializes in managing and advising for these transformations, helping to mitigate risk and maximize adoption of desired change systems, processes, and behaviors.

Cultural Change: An Update on Workforce Diversity

Inpower Coaching

As I’ve begun to explore the interpersonal dynamics of workplace discrimination more closely, I have gone back to update my own understanding of workforce diversity data and what it tells us about the the demographic makeup of the modern workforce. Personality and Thought Diversity.

How to Support Global Diversity in the Workplace


that’s very interesting I and I think we’re going to see more and more of that as the composition of the workforce changes and these intense talent shortages continue. The post How to Support Global Diversity in the Workplace appeared first on AllyO.

Prediction: Organizational network analysis will expand from examining current networks to architecting new ones

Bersin with Deloitte

Gone are the old “predict-and-control” models of organizational leadership and people management—relics of a time when hierarchy reigned supreme and five-year plans rarely changed. Easing the Pain of Change. Nobody likes change—but this difficulty presents an opportunity.

True Diversity Is Much More Than A Drive By


Admirable and exciting not only for how this may impact Salesforce.com’s overall employee and business performance, but also how it may help spur further change at other companies. The post True Diversity Is Much More Than A Drive By appeared first on TalentCulture.

#Movethedial: Steps to Boost Female Representation in Tech


Leadership is a key driver to change. It is crucial for leadership teams to support diversity and inclusion awareness – a point that stood out to me when reviewing Where’s the Dial Now ? is that true innovation can’t happen without a diverse group of people at the table providing input.

Why Knowledge Management Didn’t Save General Motors: Addressing Complex Issues By Convening Conversation

Conversation Matters

But between 2000 and 2008 knowledge management did not help GM bring that organizational knowledge together in a way that could have saved it from bankruptcy. The knowledge management task is to bring together the collective knowledge of the organization to bear on complex issues.

#HotInHR: The Silence Breakers, Rethink Your Diversity Program With This Chart, Best Places to Work in 2018


UnitedHealth Buys Large Doctors Group as Lines Blur in Health Care (NYT). In another example of the blurring boundaries in the health care industry, UnitedHealth Group, one of the nation’s largest insurers, said on Wednesday that it is buying a large physician group to add to its existing roster of 30,000 doctors. HotInHR: The Silence Breakers, Rethink Diversity Program With This Chart, Best Places to Work in 2018. RELATED: 50 Best Workplaces for Diversity (Fortune).

3 Ways To Increase Workplace Safety Using Workforce Intelligence


Whether you work in a factory or an office, occupational hazards exist across all sectors of the economy — making the prevention of safety incidents a key strategic imperative for a diverse array of organizations. Identify which employee groups have the highest risk.

The Culture Series [Part 3] – Using Leadership to Establish Cultural Identity

HR Bartender

This relates to our inclusion within certain social groups such as age, gender, race, religion, nationality, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, etc. Social identity establishes three things: It tells us about ourselves viz a vie the groups we identify ourselves with. It enhances self-esteem by feeling emotionally connected with a group. It provides an opportunity to understand people or groups who are different from ourselves.

Workplace Diversity Study Released by HR West 2017 and Waggl


Waggl partnered with NCHRA at HR West 2017 to explore the benefits of a diverse workforce and the results were telling. An overwhelming 96% percent responded that they believe cultivating diversity in the workplace is essential for driving innovation.

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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.

How to Grow a Diverse and Inclusive Team with Evidence-Based Performance Management


Libby Stewart: Welcome all to our discussion today around How to Grow Diverse and Inclusive Teams with Evidence Based Performance Management. I am a Behavior Change Specialist and Evidence-Based Consultant and Researcher in Organizational Psychology as Libby had said.

Using Collective Sensemaking to Put Caring Back in Health Care

Conversation Matters

Equally important they talk about the way each team continuously learns, a necessity for the transformative change in healthcare that collaborative care engenders. Collaborative care requires ongoing team learning, system changes, and monitoring to continually improve.

Does the Path to Change Have to Be Hard?


New technology, combined with a bit of common sense, can streamline change initiatives. There are numerous well-known methodologies for change management. They are based in logic, and historically they’ve worked to affect change. Methods to enact change have advanced.

Getting Inside the Mind of the Millennial Manager

TLNT: The Business of HR

In my research, I polled the same group of Millennials as in my previous articles on the following topics: What attributes make a strong manager, what skills do Millennials possess, and how do they feel they relate with their teams. Key attributes for Millennial managers.

Embrace Digital Transformation With Change


We are in the midst of big changes that are affecting our private and professional lives. Digitalization brings a lot of advantages, but it also creates stress due to a rapidly changing environment with limited time to adapt. What is changing in our work life?

I Was The Only Woman


Think about how patronizing it sounds to call a group of adult women“ girls.”. Excluding certain people from the team happy hour means a lack of critical face-to-face social time with managers and teammates, not to mention the choice of “venue” is offensive. .

The Effects of Inclusive Leadership


An inclusive leadership is a leadership style which embraces, encourages and connects into the creativity and ideas which come about in a non-homogenous groups. Due to my current manager of mine’s management style, division-B as a department is struggling to excel.”

Communication Cures for Managers Who Avoid Conflict at All Costs

TLNT: The Business of HR

Adopt a mindset that values diverse opinions. Do a round-robin : Pose an issue, a question, or a decision, and then poll individual group members for a one sentence or one-word response. “ Change Management HR Insights HR Management Leadership Organizational Leadership Featured

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9 Tips for Managing Cultural Change


Rapid advances in technology, changing attitudes to work, plus multigenerational and diversity trends are all contributing to an exciting cultural shift in the workplace. That’s right, things are changing people! Who are your cheerleaders for change?

How to Get Buy-in from Your Team


We get it, change can be a difficult pill to swallow and some level of resistance is to be expected. Adaptability is an absolute necessity in the rapidly changing context of our current work climate. Remember, sustainable, effective change takes time. Change Management

Does Crowdsourcing Really Surface the Best Insights in an Organization?


We’ve built a tool that allows a diverse set of employee insights to be rapidly prioritized for leaders. This allows employees to provide their first comment independently from the rest of the group. We also ensure that the voices of all employees are heard, as a 2004 study by Scott Page and Lu Hong demonstrated that a diverse group of problem solvers produces the most accurate guess. Change Management Employee Voice Listening Culture crowdsource insights

Equality, Diversity, and the Gender Pay Gap in Tech: 5 Suggestions to Help You Pay Fairly

Compensation Today

Suggestion #1: Don’t fear diversity! The truth is that the workforce is becoming larger and more diverse every year, so ignoring diversity isn’t really an option anymore. In fact, ignoring diversity is actually doing companies more harm than good.

What Works (and What Doesn’t) When it Comes to Organizational Change


10 High-Leverage Principles for Sustainable Organizational Change. In my organizational change journey across a wide variety of industries, communities spanning five continents, and three decades of experience, I’ve come to know what works—and what doesn’t—when it comes to sustainable change.

Implementing A Culture Of Continuous Dialogue


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.

Leveraging Collective Knowledge: NASA’s Constellation Program

Conversation Matters

Dave Lengyel, who heads NASA’s Risk and Knowledge Management Program is committed to ensuring that Constellation’s knowledge will not be lost. The group was given only minimal instruction in how to construct such a map, which resulted in a great variety of formats and content.

What the Air Force taught me about managing through change


By Kristin Moore, Jhana Business Development Manager Since the November election, it has been difficult to separate personal feelings of fear and uncertainty from work. To provide some background, the Air Force is actually more diverse than you may think.

Using adaptable organization network analysis to reveal patterns that drive inclusion

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted by Tiffany McDowell , Maya Bodan , India Mullady , and Devon Dickau on April 21, 2020 Amid efforts to emphasize inclusion in addition to diversity, many corporations have struggled to accurately track and measure the sometimes-ambiguous concept of “inclusion.”

R-E-S-P-E-C-T is the Key to the Future of Work

Future of Work

Our mission is straightforward: We are collaborating to construct a big tent that welcomes a broad diversity of work culture best practices and leaders … the big tent mission: Moving from Command and Control to Respect and Empower – Creating a new norm of workplace cultures that optimize worker effectiveness and human happiness. If you are interested in joining the group (for a small annual fee), please contact me directly at jim@thefutureofwork.net.

Women Getting to the Top: Change Culture vs Change Behavior

Inpower Coaching

Very quickly, the consensus was to change the culture of organizations because of the subtle biases that are held by the dominant group (in this case, men) and how they work against women. To combat this, the group discussed a multi-pronged strategy: Training for the dominant group to educate them on the awareness of the biases and how these perceptions make their way into the day-to-day management decisions they make. By: Natalie Runyon.

Organizational Studies that Don't Just Sit on the Shelf: Participatory Action Research

Conversation Matters

In most situations in which an organization asks or is required to take an in-depth, objective look at an issue, the study report is more likely to be the end rather than the beginning of change. By the third meeting, change related to the study issue had already begun to happen.

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Kellogg Company’s Melissa Howell on The Value of Recruiting Veteran Talent

HR Digest

"Presence in the Present" As a branded company whose success depends on change management, Kellogg Company puts a premium on its internal culture. From the vantage point of a lifelong career in human resources, Melissa Howell talked with The HR Digest about the various Diversity & Inclusion programs which have put Kellogg on the global map as one of the top companies for veterans, LGBT employees, and executive women.