Change never stops, and sometimes it comes at organizations fast. Writing for Inside Indiana Business, Resultant Director of Organizational Change Management Allison Grayson reminds leaders that “change is a choice,” and when employees aren’t given good reason to opt in, change goes awry quickly.
Grayson’s article covers the elements of effective change management, which starts with choosing the right executive sponsor, includes a lot of communication, and takes a surprising approach to employee resistance—all in service of helping teams not just accept change but embrace it.
Throughout it all, Grayson writes, building trust and acknowledging the very real human fears that change inspires are critical for finding success. You can read more about Grayson’s approach to organizational change management here.