How To Maximize Change Management Success
By Daniel Lock
Managing a change initiative through to a successful conclusion is fraught with pitfalls. Here are three key change management techniques that help make the road to your desired conclusion far easier to navigate.
Leverage the power of rational self interest
At a key level, corporate business and change management are not too far removed from the relationship between parent and child. When a parent wants their child to do something that the child really doesn’t want to do, the most effective method of successfully making the child come into line is to appeal to their self-interest. We all take this basic approach to self-interest throughout our life. Understanding this element of change management leads to three key methods to strategize using rational self-interest to successful adoption of change initiatives.
- Bring experts on board early
A poorly designed change initiative is a major reason for failure.