Date Added: Jan 2010
Every company, regardless of its size, maturity or industry, needs to keep pace with a dynamic marketplace. As a result, the ability to manage change has become increasingly critical. Has your company developed strategies to make productive use of change? Significant change is never easy, but in the author's experience, successful executives utilize the following approaches: Expect and Embrace Conflict. Every significant change effort breeds resistance, a natural byproduct of asking people to alter their normal ways of behaving and thinking. Make Change A Collaborative Effort. One paradox of successful change is its need for the active involvement of senior leadership as well as people from across the company with diverse skills and perspectives.