Connected for Business: 3 keys to guiding your company through change

For our second Connected for Business feature – a Rogers magazine exclusively for business customers and enthusiasts – we’ve chosen an article from the editors of PROFIT Magazine.

If your business has been through a massive change- the kind of endeavor that alters your business processes from end to end – you’ll know that it is not easy to get every employee on board.

In the winter 2012 issue, there’s a great article that can help – Great Ideas: 3 Keys to Guiding Your Company Through Any Change. The article explains how transformation specialists Michael Hammer and Lisa Hershman – authors of Faster, Cheaper, Better: The 9 Levers for Transforming How Work Gets Done – use leadership strategies to make organization wide tactics stick, such as:

  • Educate from the top down
  • Give your project a jargon-free slogan
  • Relate to the strains the organization is experiencing

To read the full article, or the rest of the edition of Connected for Biz, head over to http://connectedforbusiness.ca/digitalmagazine and click on the winter 2012 edition. The full article is on page 65.

Note that the virtual magazine is best viewed from your PC, or on your iPhone or iPad using the mobile optimized version which can be found here.

Lauren is a regular contributor to Redboard Biz

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