Leading Organizational Change

Foster School of Business

How long?

  • 1 day
  • online

What are the topics?

Foster School of Business

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About the course

How to go from stagnation to innovation

Most organizations are now under tremendous pressure to change significantly the way they operate. Thus, the skills required to lead or help bring about organizational change have never been in more demand. However, most organizational change initiatives fail. One reason is that leading an organizational change usually requires navigating perilous psychological waters with those who experience the change. Organizational change initiatives often run aground on the unforeseen or ignored rocks of employee disinterest, exhaustion, demoralization, frustration, outrage, and paranoia. We will investigate how effective change leaders steer their organizations clear of these hazards

Benefits of attending this online course

You will improve your skills to lead or help bring about a major organizational change designed to improve your organization’s performance.

This workshop will equip you with tools to:

  • Anticipate and effectively address change resistance.
  • Motivate enthusiastic employee engagement in your change initiative.
  • Create and implement (and revise as needed) an organizational change plan.

You will develop and receive feedback on a change plan for your work unit.

Leading Organizational Change content overview

In advance of our class session, workshop participants will have the opportunity to develop and discuss a proposal for a significant work unit operational change. Then, we will explore what generally distinguishes successful from unsuccessful organizational change initiatives. We will zero-in on the chief psychological stumbling blocks to change leadership, and discuss how to remove them. Workshop participants will revise their proposals into a preliminary change plan.

Experts

Greg Bigley

Education BCom UofTest (1997) PhD University of California, Irvine (1996) MBA University of California, Irvine (1991) BA University of California, Los Angeles (1984) Academic Expertise leadership organizational behavior Current Research Trust, justice, and foundations of learning and flexibi...

Leading Organizational Change at Foster School of Business

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