In this episode, industrial-organizational psychology consultant Paul Thoresen shares how to combine research with practice when it comes to organizational change. Listen in to hear why you’d want to take an evidence-based approach to change, and what barriers stand in the way. You’ll also hear examples and where you can find research to help inform your own projects. [Read more…] about Interview: Combine Research and Practice with Evidence-Based Change Management
Resistance is becoming a bad word in change management circles lately. Some thought leaders are recommending that we stop focusing on reducing resistance, and focus on developing Readiness instead. [Read more…] about Resistance vs. Readiness: Equal, Opposite, or Integral?
Change implementation often crosses functional lines in organizations. For example, consider a project designed to improve inventory accuracy, which is driven by the supply chain function, but requires adoption by people in operations who will use the system. The people in operations don’t report to the supply chain function, so the change may not be a priority for them. [Read more…] about Three Tips for Implementing Change Across Functions