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The Catch-22 of Organizational Change Management

Troubled and Failing Project

I hear this question repeatedly from people trying to implement an organizational change management (OCM) program. Putting one in place, however, is a change—one of the most difficult cultural transformations your company will undertake. As a result, people jump to the solution stage, which is well down the change management process path (which, they did not know, ironically, since there was no procedure in place).

3 Differences Between Configuration Management vs Change Management

PM by PM

Configuration Management vs Change Management – Definitions & Differences Is configuration management part of change management? The discussion was focused on configuration management vs change management.

What’s difference between project management and change management?

Moira Alexander

Project management involves the use of people, processes and methodologies to plan, initiate, execute, monitor and close activities. Change management, similar to project management, involves people, processes, and tools to effectively help organizations manage all the changes that occur, whether as a result of project initiatives, or other factors that might impact the business. Characteristics of Project Management.

Comparing Organizational Change Management Models

Troubled and Failing Project

A few weeks ago, I set out to write a post on the comparison of various organizational change management (OCM) methodologies and realized that would be a disservice to my readers. Hence, comparing methodologies like Kotter's model (the peel), Prosci's ADKAR (the core), and General Electric's Change Acceleration Process (the whole fruit) need a different approach.

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?Leverage Change Management for Better Projects

Brad Egeland

The essence of project management is change, something individuals will resist for many reasons. You must manage the ‘people’ side of the change to ensure that the outcomes are implemented.

Changing Technology, Process or organizations – Mistakes to Avoid in Change Management

Fear No Project PM

I recently had the pleasure of participating in an article on Process Change. Kathleen Irwin had been tasked with putting together the article to uncover tips on Costly mistakes that organizations should avoid when attempting to change technology, process(workflow) or team structure. Best Practice Change Management Project Management change management

Leverage Change Management for Better Projects

Brightwork

The essence of project management is change, something individuals will resist for many reasons. You must manage the ‘people’ side of the change to ensure that the outcomes are implemented. In this piece, I will explain the role of change management, how it relates to project management, and practical approaches for managing change. Change… The post Leverage Change Management for Better Projects appeared first on BrightWork.

Design the Poster

Zen Project Management

However, as they start implementing their organizational change management approach (this tool is going to a large set of users), they are developing some communications tools including a web portal and a set of posters. change management design the box visionAnyone that's been around Agile for a while has probably heard of the Design the Box exercise. The idea is to help the team define and understand the product vision. I'm getting near the end of a project.

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5 Tips to Managing Organizational Change More Effectively

Fear No Project PM

I have been in many organizations throughout my career and one thing I know – change is constant! In fact this week I had to adjust to a new change myself. I was talking with Dr. Karen McGraw, noted Organizational change and Leadership coach, and she offered to write a post on the subject for […]. Change Management General Project Management management Best Practice change management pm

To a Millennial

Practicing IT Project Manager

The pace of change increases at an exponential rate, and over the next two or three decades, our civilization will undergo more change than in the last millennium – changes that may make entire institutions, including nations and religions, obsolete. Learn to Change.

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Are you missing a musketeer on your projects?

Kiron Bondale

Sponsors are funding our projects to realize expected business outcomes and these outcomes are achieved through successful change implementation and not just by completing project deliverables. Tagged: Change management , project decision making , Project performance , Risk management.

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Who Approves Your Project Change Requests?

Project Risk Coach

Some organizations lack clarity about who approves the project change requests. On one project, the sponsor tells the project manager to make the decisions. And yet, in other cases, senior management gets involved. So, who should approve project change requests?

The Value of Having a Change Expert on Your Next Technology Project

Gina Abudi PM

They require significant change management work as well as regular and consistent communications to stakeholders to keep them engaged. The post The Value of Having a Change Expert on Your Next Technology Project appeared first on Gina Abudi. Project Management change experts change management cultural change IT projects project best practices technology projectTechnology projects can be difficult to implement within an organization.

New PM Articles for the Week of June 13 – 19

Practicing IT Project Manager

New project management articles published on the web during the week of June 13 – 19. Elizabeth Harrin points out the ramifications the Brexit vote will have for businesses and the project managers who will have to implement all those contingency plans.

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New PM Articles for the Week of April 10 – 16

Practicing IT Project Manager

New project management articles published on the web during the week of April 3 – 9. Telling people to think outside the box doesn’t change their behavior any more than telling them to jump higher.

2017 13

New Post at AITS: Managing Transitions Between Outsourcing Vendors

Practicing IT Project Manager

My latest article for AITS was published today: Managing Transitions Between Outsourcing Vendors. An experienced project manager is used to leveraging influence in the absence of direct authority.

2017 10

New PM Articles for the Week of June 6 – 12

Practicing IT Project Manager

New project management articles published on the web during the week of June 6 – 12. Nick Statt reports on Microsoft’s new project management app for Office 365, called Planner. Elizabeth Harrin collected insights from six PM’s on how they manage multiple simultaneous projects.

2016 23

New PM Articles for the Week of September 19 – 25

Practicing IT Project Manager

New project management articles published on the web during the week of September 19 – 25. Mike Clayton describes Kurt Lewin’s Freeze Phases model of organizational change, which is predicated on the notion of driving forces and restraining forces.

Next Generation of Project Management: Leading Strategic Projects and Having Fun

Guerrilla Project Management

Aaron Shenhar on how the next generation of project management will transform project management practitioners into strategic leaders focused on business results. Dr. Aaron Shenhar says that the Project Management profession is ready for the next generation in its evolution.

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Plan your Stakeholder Engagement Campaign

Mike Clayton

You are a project manager. What all experienced … Continue reading → Brilliant Project Leader Change Management communication How to Manage a Great Project Stakeholder Management The Influence Agenda engagement campaign project communication stakeholder engagement stakeholder engagement managementYou care about getting things right. So you plan meticulously, identify threats and take steps to mitigate them.

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Dan Pink on the Surprising Truth about Moving and Motivating Others

Guerrilla Project Management

Dan Pink has written three books that have changed the way I think about motivation and influence. Dan Pink has written three books that have changed the way I think about motivation and influence. Leadership Mindset Podcasts Change Management Self Mastery

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New PM Articles for the Week of March 28 – April 3

Practicing IT Project Manager

New project management articles published on the web during the week of March 28 – April 3. Johanna Rothman’s new book, “Agile and Lean Program Management,” is now available. Laura Barnard applies some lessons on stakeholder management learned from Fred Rogers.

2016 20

Herrmann’s Whole Brain® Thinking Model for Project Management

Guerrilla Project Management

Ann Herrmann-Nehdi shares insights about Herrmann’s Whole Brain® Thinking methodology, a model that enables project managers to better understand and leverage their preferred thinking styles. Change Management Leadership Neuroscience of Leadership Podcasts Mindset Self Mastery

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New PM Articles for the Week of May 2 – 8

Practicing IT Project Manager

New project management articles published on the web during the week of May 2 – 8. Kevin Coleman describes the principles of managing what is being called a hybrid project, mixing Agile and Traditional methods.

2016 19

New PM Articles for the Week of July 18 – 24

Practicing IT Project Manager

New project management articles published on the web during the week of July 18 – 24. Harry Hall describes several responses that project managers might make to respond to stakeholder conflict – not all of them good.

New PM Articles for the Week of January 9 – 15

Practicing IT Project Manager

New project management articles published on the web during the week of January 9 – 15. And this week’s video: the Jon Spear Band celebrates risk management (sort of) with “The Second Mouse Gets the Cheese.” Harry Hall gets us back to the basics of cost management.

2017 13

The Annual Performance Review – is it Time for a Change?

Fear No Project PM

All managers (Project Managers, department heads, Executives) in most organizations have a responsibility to provide feedback to their staff members. Best Practice Communication management Professional Development staff change management HR project management resource managementOver the years I have found that many people view this as an agonizing task and some completely ignore performing this key process.

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12 Essential Conversations for Project Success

Guerrilla Project Management

Book Review Change Management Leadership Podcasts Tools & TechniquesShawn Kent Hayashi shares insights from her book on the 12 fundamental conversations every project leader should master to be truly effective. Listen to the audio or download the full transcripts below.

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New PM Articles for the Week of June 27 – July 3

Practicing IT Project Manager

New project management articles published on the web during the week of June 27 – July 3. Lynda Bourne notes some lessons learned on selling change, in the context of Brexit. “It These issues will matter to IT project managers in almost every country.

2016 15

New PM Articles for the Week of June 20 – 26

Practicing IT Project Manager

New project management articles published on the web during the week of June 20 – 26. And this week’s video: a short cartoon on the nature of resistance to change as a failure to communicate.

2016 15

Social Media For Project Managers – A Conversation with Elizabeth Harrin

Guerrilla Project Management

Elizabeth Harrin shares insights on how social media can support and supplement existing project management techniques. There’s a change happening in project management: social media tools are finding their way from branding and marketing to talent management and to the hub of companies and project teams. Elizabeth Harrin says that Project management methodologies are being. Elizabeth Harrin says that Project management methodologies are being.

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Project Management at the United Nations: Projects Management for Sustainable Social Change

Guerrilla Project Management

Ricardo Vargas, director of the Project Management Practice Group at the United Nations, on project management at the U.N and the challenges of development and sustainable social change projects. Ricardo Vargas is the director of the Project Management Practice Group at the United Nations (U.N). Ricardo Vargas, director of the Project Management Practice Group at the United Nations, on project management at the U.N

New PM Articles for the Week of July 11 – 17

Practicing IT Project Manager

New project management articles published on the web during the week of July 11 – 17. Paul Culmsee and Kailash Awati have published a new book, “The Heretic’s Guide to Management.” The Clever PM identifies three primary skills of great product managers.

2016 13

Industrial Psychology for Project Managers with Bernardo Tirado

Guerrilla Project Management

Bernardo Tirado, an Industrial Psychologist, shares insights on how Industrial Psychology helps project managers maximize team performance. Bernardo Tirado, an Industrial Psychologist, shares insights on how Industrial Psychology helps project managers maximize team performance.

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New PM Articles for the Week of September 26 – October 2

Practicing IT Project Manager

New project management articles published on the web during the week of September 26 – October 2. John Goodpasture addresses the nature of time in risk management: most risks are not static or stationary. Johnny Beirne interviews Mike Clayton on the basics of risk management.

2016 10

Change Management With A Twist, With Gary McGugan

PM for the Masses

We all know about the impact that changes can have on projects. The post Change Management With A Twist, With Gary McGugan appeared first on Project Management for the Masses. We all know about the impact that changes can have on projects.

New PM Articles for the Week of April 4 – 10

Practicing IT Project Manager

New project management articles published on the web during the week of April 4 – 11. Tejasvi Addagada explores ways to integrate risk management principles with data governance. Colin Ellis debunks the notion of “best practices” in project management.

2016 13

The GPS for Your Change Journey: Change Readiness Assessments

Guerrilla Project Management

Change Management Leadership Podcasts Tools & Techniques

2012 17

How to Lead Highly Creative Professionals: Balancing Creative Freedom and Management Rigor

Guerrilla Project Management

How do you strike the right balance between creative freedom and management rigor that leads teams. How do you strike the right balance between creative freedom and management rigor that leads teams. Book Review Leadership Mindset Podcasts Change Management Self Mastery

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How to handle stubborn resistance to change

Guerrilla Project Management

A conversation with Cindy Margules, a Director of Project Management Office, on how to handle stubborn resistance to change. Cindy Margules, Director of the Project Management Office at Convio, Inc, shares with us insights on how to overcome the challenges of leading change. Cindy discusses: The key components in change management and how attitudes. Cindy discusses: The key components in change management and how attitudes.

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