Substantial change can be an ordeal. In this video, Bob McGannon takes you through the steps for change formulation and refinement. These steps include forming a compelling reason for a change, creating a distinct picture, identifying your change agents, assessing your capacity for change and working backwards from your "change picture" to what steps you need to take to make change a reality.
- My family and I recently moved to another city,…and although there was some excitement…around getting settled, and exploring a new area,…it mostly was annoying.…The time it took to box things up…and ensure they were packed properly was significant.…Once everything arrived, we had to unpack,…find places for everything,…which was followed by moving things around,…and then we had to decide what new items we needed.…You probably get the idea.…It was not a trivial exercise.…In short, it was a substantial change,…and a substantial change can be an ordeal.…
So first, it's important that you form…the compelling reasons for change.…Otherwise, you'll get few people to engage with you.…I certainly wouldn't have endured the stress of moving…unless there was a compelling reason to do so.…It's the same with organizational change initiatives.…First and foremost, you have to ensure your organization…understands the rationale for a change.…Second, it's important to create a distinct picture…of what things will look like when the change is complete.…
- Determine the approach to motivate others through a change.
- Distinguish the steps and benefits of change management phases.
- Explain how training is addressed as part of the change implementation and support phase.
- Interpret the components for communicating a change initiative.
- Recognize the skill set needed for a change champion.
- Identify the type of results that can be revealed when evaluating a change.