Tag: "change management"

Putting the “I” in Change

There’s a good chance the missing link in your organization’s change program is you. By identifying your performance gap, you can set the stage for lasting change.

Changing From the Inside Out: From PowderKeg to Powerhouse

A study by leading strategy consultancy, McKinsey & Company, showed 70 per cent of all change efforts fail. Further analysis revealed a theme across the majority of failures. The Achilles’ heel of virtually every change program? Old habits.

Meditation, Mindfulness and Healthy Change Management: A Case Study of Pacific Blue Cross (Part Two)

Pacific Blue Cross recently underwent the largest technology and business transformation in the history of the organization—and tapped into a powerful change management tool in the process. This is the second installment of a two-part series by HRMA Conference + Tradeshow 2016 speaker Wendy Quan.

Meditation, Mindfulness and Healthy Change Management: A Case Study of Pacific Blue Cross (Part One)

Pacific Blue Cross recently underwent the largest technology and business transformation in the history of the organization—and tapped into a powerful change management tool in the process. This is the first installment of a two-part series by HRMA Conference + Tradeshow 2016 speaker Wendy Quan.

Change Management Simplified

Change management sounds complicated, the kind of thing you’d take a university course in. One should presumably understand various change models and have mastered change processes and have a variety of change management skills. This somewhat grandiose framing of change management is not wrong, just not that helpful. We can do better with a simpler perspective.

Choosing a Talent Management System

One of the really big decisions in an HR leader’s career is choosing a new talent management system (TMS). Making that decision may seem straightforward. However, I’ve learned the road to a good decision is much more crooked, and picking the right vendor is only half the battle.

The Quantified Organization: It’s Time For People Operations to Join the Data Revolution

In today’s high-velocity world, having timely information at your fingertips can make all the difference between staying ahead of the competition and going out of business. The modern organization changed. We are faced with a new economic reality where many skill sets are becoming obsolete and software is eating the world.

John Wooden: From Basketball to Organization Agility

I was a big fan of John Wooden, the great basketball guru at UCLA, who coached his teams to 10 national championships in 12 years, including seven straight, a feat unlikely to be repeated. Wooden preached the pyramid of success, a multifaceted view of living and competing well. But he also had a number of sayings, and one of my favorites was, “Be quick but don’t hurry.” There’s a powerful lesson here for organization agility.

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