Organizational Change Management
WHAT IS ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE MANAGEMENT?
Organizational change refers to the actions in which a company or business alters a major component of its organization, such as its culture, the underlying technologies or infrastructure it uses to operate, or its internal processes. Organizational change management is the process of guiding organizational change to a successful resolution, and it typically includes three major phases: preparation, implementation, and follow-through.
WHAT CAUSES ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE?
Many factors make the organizational change necessary. Some of the most common faced by managers include:
- New leadership at the helm of the company or within its departments
- Shifts in the organizational team structure
- The implementation of new technology
- The adoption of new business models
To ensure a smooth transition, it’s important to have a set organizational change management process that can be applied across various types of change.