There are similar reasons why most change initiatives fail: 80% of companies use a top-down, minimal-involvement approach that ignores the concerns of those affected.
In Lead People Through Change®, change is viewed as an opportunity for high-involvement, collaborative leadership involving all parties. Our 30 years of experience leading organizational change have inspired this inclusive approach.
Recent research shows that dialogue between change leaders and employees can increase change success by 34% to 58%, reduce implementation time by 33%, and increase employee engagement by 38%.Talk to an Expert
Deliver Leading People Through Change in person, as virtual sessions, as part of a learning journey, or in a self-directed online version, so your leaders can learn how to lead change effectively wherever they are and whenever they have time.
Leading People Through Change can be delivered as a one-day course. This program teaches your leaders how to identify and address stages of concern that employees go through when asked to change and how to use the appropriate change strategy and corresponding behaviors to address that concern. This high-involvement approach decreases the feeling of being controlled and builds momentum for change.
Prework: LAUNCH — Engaging prework assignments, including an assessment, that explain key concepts
Day 1: FRAME — Activities that introduce the Stages of Concern. Explore Information, Personal, and Implementation Concerns.
Day 1: BUILD — Activities based on personal work challenges that develop new skills and introduce the components of a Gap Statement. Share and discuss the sample Gap Statement.
Day 1: STRENGTHEN — Introduces the third leadership strategy: Strengthen. Discuss outcomes and conduct paired discussions about Strengthen leader actions.
Day 1: ENTRUST — Introduces the fourth leadership strategy: Entrust. Describe and discuss outcomes.
Change initiatives that fail or stall waste time and money, lower productivity and engagement, and increase employee turnover.
Keeping up with the competition involves making change a part of a company's corporate culture. To move the entire organization forward, leaders who know how to lead organizational change surface, address employees' concerns, and involve them throughout the process.
The ability to uncover, diagnose, and address people's predictable concerns reduces resistance and increases commitment.
Change initiatives that are led effectively are supported by employees and achieve results more quickly.
Successful companies champion the capacity to change as part of their culture and become more resilient and agile.