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Four Must-Have Practices for Successful Organizational Change

Published: 06 July 2017

ID: G00333606

Analyst(s): Suzanne Adnams , Elise Olding


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

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Adopt an Organizational Change Methodology
  • Create a Compelling Vision Shared by Everyone
  • Develop a Structured Communication Plan and Strategy
  • Build a Peer Advocate Network to Get the Message Out
    • There Is No Silver Bullet — This Is a Journey

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