Change Management as Risk Mitigation™

NUGGET : Treat Change Management as Risk Mitigation. Most strategies and plans require many changes in how your enterprise works. For this reason, and because the enterprise is a social as well as a technical entity, changes contain major inherent risks of failure. Change management, if it is put on the table at all, often is an add-on in the form of communication or training programs meant to manage peoples’ resistance or to convince them to get on board. The result? We hear these statistics over and over again: 60-70% failure of change initiatives – in the form of cost overruns, quality problems, continually revised schedules, and abandoned programs. Many… Read More

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