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What impact do authentic leaders really have on employees during change? New research

organisational change

There are a wide range of factors that affect employees during organisational change. Over the years, a considerable amount of research has shown that the two largest factors are organisational culture and leadership behaviours. Organisational change Unsurprisingly, many studies have found that organisational change frequently has a significant emotional impact on employees and that this, […]

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The problem with transformational leadership – new research

transformational leadership and cynicism

A lot of organisational change research over the last 20 to 30 years has focused on issues around transformational leadership and the ability of transformational leaders to have a positive impact on organisational culture to effect organisational change. However when transformational leaders meet cynicism… (This research briefing was sent to members in 2019) Variable outcomes […]

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Evidence-Based Organisational Change – New Podcast

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Organisational change is a continually ‘hot topic’ within both the organisational and research communities with very good reason, as the rate of the pace of change increases year-on-year (currently estimated to be approximately 9% change increase year-on-year). And this is just in terms of new knowledge, scientific discoveries and technological advancements. Added to this, there […]

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Evidence-based list of barriers to organisational change

This is a spur page from The Essential Guide to Evidence-Based Organisational Change Strategic barriers to change Unjustified change Change adoption barriers Unrealistic expectations Deficient leadership Poor management Lack of top management support Lack of management understanding of the change Lack of top management involvement Lack of middle and frontline managers’ involvement Middle management resistance […]

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The essential guide to evidence-based organisational change

evidence-based organisational change

This research briefing is part of The Essential Guide to Evidence-Based PracticeThe rate of changeOrganisational change is a continually ‘hot topic’ within both the organisational and research communities with very good reason, as the rate of the pace of change increases year-on-year (currently estimated[a] to be approximately 9% increase in change year-on-year).  And this is […]

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The organisational change textbook for people who think… yes a text book!

Managing and Leading Organizational Change

The book anyone involved in organisational change, development and transformation really should read Finding a textbook about managing and leading organisational change that I would recommend is rare. Finding one that I would recommend to professional organisational development / organisational change and transformation practitioners, consultants, managers and leaders is even rarer…  Why most academic text […]

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Projectification – how organisations are dealing with order and chaos

Projectification

The rise of Projectification. Virtually every other paper published these days mentions the fact that organisations and their environments are becoming more and more complex and facing greater levels of uncertainty, whilst, at the same time, there is a constant pressure for greater levels of operational efficiency and innovation with reduced resources. One of the […]

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How organisations unwittingly obstruct their own organisational change

How organisations obstruct their own change

How organisations obstruct their own change: The case of introducing motivational interviewing to reduce sickness absence A new study looks at the experiences an organisation had of introducing a new working method which shines a light on how organisations unwittingly obstruct their own organisational change. The Swedish Social Insurance Agency introduced a new tool, ‘motivational […]

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Conventional wisdom and change: the role of mavericks in creating change

conventional wisdom and change

Conventional wisdom and change Much of the rhetoric around change in organisations is based on conventional wisdom. Conventional wisdom refers to the commonly held beliefs, ideas and assumptions that a population has about an issue. These lead to a set of expectations, interpretations and explanations that people assume are true. As a result the ideas […]

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Receptiveness to change: how job satisfaction and organisational commitment impacts it

Receptiveness to change

Receptiveness to change is a key issue in organisations. A lot of time, money and effort is used trying to predict and develop receptiveness to change as this is a primary indicator of organisational readiness for change. A new study looking at the relationships between job satisfaction, organisational commitment and people’s attitudes toward organisational change […]

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