Posts Tagged: Change Management

Using Resistance to Innovate

Innovation means doing something different to get a better result. But doing something different requires change – something people generally resist. Resistance to change is well known and its reasons well documented. Trust. Security. Fear of failure. Stress related to learning new knowledge or skills. Managers spend many hours thinking about and experimenting with push-me/pull-youRead… Read more »

DorobekINSIDER: What One Change Would You Make?

Hey there. I’m Christopher Dorobek — the DorobekINSIDER — and welcome GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER… where we focus on six words: Helping government do its job better. On GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER: A how-to guide for being a government innovator How to Avoid the Lion’s Mouth: Risk Management Just What the Doctor Ordered: How To Achieve Smarter Care ButRead… Read more »

Overcoming Barriers to Operational Change

Beyond natural human resistance there are three huge barriers to improvement in our organizations. Recognizing these barriers and knowing some ways to overcome them makes operational improvement much simpler and effective. Leadership turnover can be the first item that is detrimental to positive operational change. Leadership turnover can be seen as an opportunity to derailRead… Read more »

Change Management Communications Plan Tactics

As a follow-up to my previous blog where we chatted about the components of a Change Management (CM) Communications plan, this blog focuses on the specific tactics to utilize when implementing the plan. To get a better sense of how to create the plan, please quickly review my previous blog “Creating the Change Management CommunicationsRead… Read more »

Creating the Change Management Communications Plan

It has been a while since my last blog. A combination of heavy travel and recovering from surgery on a torn Achilles tendon has caused me to re-adjust my schedule. It’s good to be back. In this week’s entry we will discuss developing the change management (CM) communications plan. As discussed in previous blogs, communicationRead… Read more »