“The world hates change yet it is the only thing that has brought progress” – Charles Kettering
How can you as managers help influence your drivers so they make a permanent change in their behavior? 60% of any change projects fail to achieve their business case because of a lack of buy-in. By engaging and working with your drivers and understanding the key elements involved in change, you can avoid being the 2 out of 5 change projects that fail.
Over the next seven weeks, we will be looking at seven key areas that can help you encourage successful change within your organization.
1) Expect Resistance– You should always expect resistance and plan for it from the start of your program. If you have planned for it and you understand the most common reason people object you have the opportunity to address this in your strategy. The most common reason people object to change is fear on the unknown. Understand this and work with people and you remove the obstacle.