Butterfly Metamorphosis

While working for different consulting companies in the corporate restructuring sector, I have heard many different terms for “restructuring a company”. In small- and medium-sized businesses, the more serious the crisis becomes, the more the term “turnaround management” is used. Certainly turnaround management suggests some urgency and pressure to change the situation causing the company […]

Introduction The most common reason cited for the failure of a change management effort is resistance.  That’s a cop out.  There is always going to be resistance, and it’s a natural part of every change management program, successful or not.  The degree to which resistance wins out is determined by other factors.   Five Factors I believe there are five […]

Change management can be a very effective tool for any business when used effectively. It can seem like a daunting prospect at first but once you know all about it and get the hang of it you will see that it’s an easy way of achieving great results. It is important that anyone who is involved with the management team knows all […]

William Bridges focuses on transitions and the psychological changes that lie behind behind significant organisational change. Situational changes are not as difficult for companies to make as the psychological transitions of the people impacted by the change In the best-selling “Managing Transitions” Bridgesprovides a clear understanding of what change does to employees and what employees in transition can do to an organisation. He […]

Transformational leadership theory is all about leadership that creates positive change in thefollowers whereby they take care of each other’s interests and act in the interests of the group as a whole. James MacGregor Burns first brought the concept of transformational leadership to prominence in his book Leadership [1978]: “Essentially the leader’s task is consciousness-raising on a wide plane. […]