“Many people are facing the challenge of driving change within their business or organisation. They may be a technical manager or specialist in any chosen field – and they will have a responsibility for driving change.
In this article, Philip Atkinson outlines how managers and leaders can prepare themselves and make the personal transition to change maker, consultant, advisor, facilitator executive coach or trainer.
Most organisations need their people to develop and practise the ability to lead, manage and coordinate change implementation. Instead of relying on external consultants, it makes sense to develop internal change agents. This is about developing a culture of change leadership within the company or organisation. This article covers the main ways to develop these consulting skills to become of high value to the organisation”.
The Challenge of Change
Organisations are under so much pressure to implement change that many can not keep up the momentum or the enthusiasm for continually renewing themselves. There are huge benefits for those which have painstakingly crafted and designed the business culture to welcome change.
At the same time, they have equipped their leaders and managers with core change agent skills. What follows describes the journey that can be taken to become a highly valued ‘change maker’.
Read the whole article as it appeared in the Chartered Institute of Management Services Journal, Spring, 2019 Spring...……... below