Category Archives: Change management

Seven steps to better brainstorming: Brainsteering

Read Most attempts at brainstorming are doomed. To generate better ideas—and boost the odds that your organization will act on them—start by asking better questions. We call our approach “brainsteering,” and while it requires more preparation than traditional brainstorming, the … Continue reading

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The dynamics of change: dealing with power dynamics

Read Politics and power are at the heart of any effective multi-stakeholder processes, MSP. After all, power differences are often at the root of economic and social inequality, unsustainable resource use and conflict. Not recognising this, or ignoring its implications, … Continue reading

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An Open Government Implementation Model: Moving to Increased Public Engagement

Read This report presents an Open Government Implementation Model (OGIM) for guiding government agencies towards open government. Our model defines four implementation stages and describes the focuses, deliverables, benefits, challenges, best practices, and metrics for each stage. A key tenet … Continue reading

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Change projects – Which sounds more like your projects?

Viking ships   Changes ultimately come to life through the individuals who have to do their jobs differently as a result of a project or initiative. Whether the project involves a process impacting 15 people, a new technology impacting 150 … Continue reading

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Net work: a practical guide to creating and sustaining networks at work and in the world

Net work: a practical guide to creating and sustaining networks at work and in the world   Patti Anklam provides a guide for leaders and participants to work within and lead purposeful social networks in the world. Awareness of networks … Continue reading

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The Leaderful Fieldbook: Strategies and Activities for Developing Leadership in Everyone

Hierarchical, command-and-control leadership is no longer viewed as the optimal approach to manage people who work in global enterprises and who have the capability and interest to run their own operations. The global economy-the flattened world-demands a new type of … Continue reading

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Emergence and sustainability in a decentralized organization

Read Continuous development is a key issue for long term competitiveness and sustainability of organizations on a changing global market. It has been known for decades that organizations with loose and flexible structure, and more horizontal than vertical information flow … Continue reading

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The psychology of change management

Over the past 15 or so years, programs to improve corporate organizational performance have become increasingly common. Yet they are notoriously difficult to carry out. Success depends on persuading hundreds or thousands of groups and individuals to change the way … Continue reading

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