Change management is no longer a term that denotes only operational improvements, cost efficiencies and process re-engineering.
Change is the new normal for leadership success and all leaders must accept this fact
Change management has become a much bigger, more interwoven part of the overall business fabric – an embedded leadership requirement that plays into everything that we do, every day, and how we go about getting things done, regardless of hierarchy or rank.
In today’s business reality the level of complexity and the increased rate of change cause challenges for many leaders.
Motivating people to change direction, building new strategies, transforming business models, and adopting new ways of collaboration. Quite a challenge!
#1 – Barriers to organizational change
The brutal fact is that about 70% of all change initiatives fail. But why? In most of the cases organizational-change failures are driven by … negative employee attitudes and unproductive management behavior.
The most general lesson to be learned from the many studies is that organizational culture is the most common barriers.