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Five Organizational Change Pitfalls Program and Portfolio Management Leaders Should Avoid

Published: 10 April 2019

ID: G00276412

Analyst(s): Mbula Schoen


Digital business requires PPM leaders who are effective change enablers to lead people to new ways of working. It’s challenging, and identifying and avoiding common pitfalls in organizational change practices can increase PPM leaders’ chances of success in transformation initiatives.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Pitfall No. 1: Inconsistent Messages
    • Example
  • Pitfall No. 2: One-Size-Fits-All Thinking
    • Example
  • Pitfall No. 3: Turnkey Adoption Expectations
  • Pitfall No. 4: Ignoring Change Fatigue
  • Pitfall No. 5: Confusing Challenges With Resistance

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