change management

The Future of Project Management – an evening with Paul Major

The Eastern Branch of the APM held a very enjoyable evening seminar on the future of project management with Paul Major (@changemakerPM, http://paulmajor.wordpress.com) on Wednesday 7th November. I captured Paul’s main points, and the course of the discussion in a series of tweets, which I’ve reproduced here with some additional notes. Shifted from delivering transformational change …

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Collaborative working – UkeIG 2012 post-AGM briefing (#ukeigagm)

Tweets from a presentation by Angela Ashenden, Principal Analyst, MWD Advisors entitled: Building a collaborative culture: people, processes and technology (to be read from the bottom up!) @aashenden #ukeigagm #km #CM mwdadvisors.com/collaboration Collab tool strategy (2): identify & address resistance; incentivise collaboration; lead by example Collab tool strategy (1): clear business goals; sponsorship throughout org; …

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Why is employee engagement such an important topic?

By Elisabeth Goodman My blog on employee engagement (Employee engagement – some interesting data and perspectives for Lean and Six Sigma practitioners) is, of all the blogs that I have written since 2009), the one that has attracted the most attention.  I wrote it in response to an article I read in the business section …

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What can Lean and Six Sigma and Dilts’ Logical Levels of Change bring to effective change management?

By Elisabeth Goodman and Lucy Loh This is the fifth and last blog in our series on “Enhancing Team Effectiveness in a time of change” based on our recent publication in Business Information Review(1), and other publications and seminars in progress.  We explore two last tools: Lean and Six Sigma in Change Management and Dilts’ …

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Team development, pre-requisites for success and temperature checks: tools for effective change management

By Elisabeth Goodman and Lucy Loh This is the fourth in our series of blogs on “Enhancing Team Effectiveness in a time of change” based on our recent publication in Business Information Review(1), and other publications and seminars in progress. In our first blog (Enhancing team effectiveness in a time of change – an introduction), …

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Tools for supporting teams during their journeys through change

By Elisabeth Goodman and Lucy Loh This is the third in our series of blogs on “Enhancing Team Effectiveness in a time of change” based on our forthcoming publication in Business Information Review, and other publications and seminars in progress. In our first blog (Enhancing team effectiveness in a time of change – an introduction), …

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Top Tips for Motivating Teams

By Sue Parsons1 When times are tough, some teams sink into lethargy, feeling anxious about the future. Alternatively, the business may have been restructured or downsized, with the remaining team members feeling vulnerable for their own positions. Whatever the cause, it’s exactly at these times, that teams need to feel valued and motivated. There are …

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Recognising reactions to change, and responding to them

By Lucy Loh and Elisabeth Goodman This is the second in our series of blogs on “Enhancing Team Effectiveness in a time of change” based on our forthcoming publication in Business Information Review, and other publications and seminars in progress. [Note – If you like this blog you may be interested in purchasing a copy …

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Knowledge Strategy – one of two #NetIKX51 break-out discussions

By Elisabeth Goodman Knowledge Strategy was the theme of one of the two break-out groups at NetIKX’s 22nd September 2011 seminar led by Chris Collison. (For a more detailed account of the seminar itself, you may like to read Nicola Franklin’s NetIKX blog, or for a more cursory insight, Elisabeth’s NetIKX51 tweets.) A knowledge management …

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Enhancing Team Effectiveness in a Time of Change – an introduction

By Elisabeth Goodman and Lucy Loh Lucy Loh and Elisabeth Goodman have been preparing a few publications and seminars that deal with enhancing team effectiveness, strategies for personal and organisational change, and team development in the context of project management.  We thought it would therefore be timely to write a series of blogs picking up …

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