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Five Must-Have Practices for Successful Organizational Change

Published: 28 August 2014

ID: G00269193

Analyst(s): Elise Olding

Summary

Organizational change isn't a mystery, but does require mastery of some "easier said than done" practices. Senior leaders and change agents will benefit from using these practices and instilling them in their organizations.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Start Organizational Change Planning Early, Establish the Budget and Make It Stick
    • Action Items for Senior IT Leaders and Change Agents
  • Create a Compelling Vision Shared by Everyone
    • Action Items for Senior IT Leaders and Change Agents
  • Coordinate All Communications — Formal and Informal
    • Action Items for Senior IT Leaders and Change Agents
  • Use a Multimedia Approach in Your Communications — Avoid Email
    • Action Items for Senior IT Leaders and Change Agents
  • Build a Peer Advocate Network to Get the Message Out
    • Action Items for Senior IT Leaders and Change Agents
  • There Is No Silver Bullet — This Is a Journey

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