Change Management Resources : How to Make a Compelling Case for Change

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Change Management Resources : How to Make a Compelling Case for Change

Making a compelling case for change is the most important point in the life of a change — and the most neglected. Making a case is not just an intellectual exercise. People also need to feel the importance in their bones, and they need to trust the people delivering the information. When any of those are absent, people are likely to mutter:

  • I don’t get it, or
  • I don’t like it, or
  • I don’t like you.
  • And, in some cases, they may mutter all three.

Here are a few of the resources you can use today to make a more compelling case for change.

How to Build Institutional Muscle This short article deals with ways to help expand the pool of leadership thinking throughout your organization.

Open Book Management This approach is exactly what it says it is. Open Book Management invites you to open the books so that people not only see the numbers that drive the business, but see how those numbers connect to their own work.

Making a Case for Change is a list of lots of options for letting people know that something new is needed.

Many other resources  A couple of podcasts, more articles, and related blog posts.

Hope these ideas help.

 

 

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