As you can imagine, I spend a fair amount of time keeping up with changes and challenges faced by industry and business in the fields of change management and innovation. So I’m constantly on the lookout for information and news that may impact behaviour and best practice across organisations.
Here’s a pick of what I’ve been attracted to this week:
How will organisational change management improve project performance in your organisation? templates and how to guides included.
Historically, we have approached change through information sharing and leadership, assuming with a good leader who is able to explain and offer rational and.
“Tait’s emphasis on a comprehensive implementation and support plan, incorporating deployment, migration, risk management, change management and project management were all key factors in securing the contract,” …
“Well, I don’t mind if the left want to have a fight with the Coalition about Australia’s history,” he said in an interview when I asked him what he thought of the term “history wars”. “But history is what it is. One can’t change it. … the government has changed in Canberra, that we’re not simply administering the previous government’s policies or views, and I know that the left will find that rather galling, and while we govern for everyone, there is a new management in town.”.
Some Australian businesses unaware of Privacy Act changes: survey. Thirty-five per cent of 200 IT managers interviewed did not know about the amendments. Hamish Barwick (Computerworld) on 21 October, 2013 11:54. 0; – · – · – · +1 · print …
This whitepaper outlines three product change management realities which may be holding you back and five fixes to rescue your change process.
This week Prime Minister Tony Abbott launched the Australian Government’s Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Strategy designed to drive economic diversity, encourage entrepreneurship and develop and support new …
The Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda is a central part of the Government’s Economic Action Strategy to build a strong, prosperous economy for a safe, secure Australia. The Government is acting to strengthen …
The Australian government’s Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda and the announcement of five industry growth centers released today has been welcomed by trade group Medicines Australia’s chairman Martin …
Just when we all started to believe that innovation in Australia was dying, we have come across an incredible company – Hideaway Beds. this video shows the.
Where My Words Have Travelled
I publish around the place from time to time. Here’s the latest:
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are the subject of a lot debate in the blogosphere. Will they be a disruptive technology for universities? Will they take over the trainer’s job in corporate organizations?
From a higher education perspective, it’s easy to see the selling point for students
In 1987 Paul O’Neill became the CEO of Alcoa. Taking over the helm of a company usually means making grand statements about finances, about cutting costs, and change the investment priorities. But what O’Neill did at his first investor press conference was a little different.
To improve productivity in organizations you need only get leaders out in the field
The controversial Koch brothers wrote a book called the Science of Success (2007). I don’t recommend you read it as it’s one of those books that successful people write where they think they were successful because of these management techniques, whereas it’s more likely that because they were successful they could try out these management techniques (fads of the day?).
According to the ASTD’s 2013 State of the Industry Report, U.S. organizations spent $164.2 billion on employee learning and development in 2012. The report does a good job of categorizing and classifying expenditure. But what about ROI? How can managers structure training to ensure a positive ROI?
How often have you rolled out a new IT project that failed to deliver the desired benefits? Most projects fail to deliver benefits because of poor change management. Little to no attention is paid to the people side.
From the Vault
All too often, I hear that lean management is about cutting waste. Companies that stop here, however, are missing a big trick. Going further than cutting waste – creating improvements that benefit customers, shareholders, and staff – and seeking continuous improvements thereafter is the ultimate ambition of lean.
You can streamline your business and reduce process complexity by using process maps to identify the critical and the unnecessary areas in the maps. By identifying steps that add no value, or that lead to errors, you can remove or improve these to streamline your business and improve profitability.