Project Managing Change: Practical tools and techniques to make change happen (Financial Times Series)

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Are you responsible for getting results? Do you need to get things to change and then make sure that change sticks? Do you want to know the most effective ways to really get things to change – for the better?

 

Project Managing Changegives you practical, sensible solutions to real business change issues. By combining best practice from change management and project management, it empowers you to select from a range of easy-to-use tools specially designed to uncover and resolve common problems and difficulties. Tested and proven to be effective, the emphasis is on the actual tasks and activities you need to get done to make sure that change happens.

 

The logical, modular approach makes it easier to apply the advice and guidance to your own unique situation. It helps you assess the scope and scale of the change you need to make and plan what you need to do to make it happen. Typical changes that often mean you need to move from the way you do things now to doing things differently include:

·         Process – following different steps or using different methods to complete a task or activity

·         Product – developing new or improved products or services

·         Technology – using new or upgraded software, hardware, systems or equipment

·         Money – staying competitive in the market; managing with less (or more!) funding

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‘It is a foolish manager who does not respond to change. It is an even more foolish manager who attempts to respond to change without having Project Managing Change close at hand.’

Ron Piovesan, Senior Manager, Cisco Systems

‘A must have for all professionals seeking to effectively implement change and keep their sanity.'

Claudette Knight, Shift Coaching

‘Change management is a critical capability for managers in the twenty-first century. This practical handbook provides useful tools and ideas and will be of significant value to managers in the front line of change.’

Tony Murphy, Human Resources, Eli Lilly

 

 

MAKE CHANGE HAPPEN, WHERE AND WHEN YOU WANT IT

 

Change that sticks can be difficult to achieve. All the evidence shows that most change initiatives fail, whether they are major business-wide programmes or relatively small scale projects. This is where Project Managing Change can help: it offers you a practical survival kit for implementing efficient, effective change.

By combining the best practice from project and change management, with all the essential people management issues, this book provides you with a one-stop shop for implementing successful change. It guides you through a range of easy-to-use techniques designed to uncover and resolve common problems and difficulties. It will help you highlight the specific actions you should concentrate on and give you all the tools, templates and checklists you need to make change happen.

Download the templates you need at www.pearson-books.com/managingchange and start getting the change you want right now

 

 

About the Author:

Ira Blake MBA, has deep expertise in multiple aspects of transformational change, specialising in organisation design, transition planning, culture and business process change. Experienced in implementing ERP & CRM systems, Ira has worked in the pharmaceutical, financial and professional service industries, and in the not-for-profit sector in both UK and European roles. Ira is MCIPD qualified and a Director of Uncommon Expertise Ltd.

   

Cindy Bush has an international consulting pedigree and has worked with senior leadership teams in financial services, retail, telecommunications, IT and public sector organisations in Canada and the UK. Cindy is known for defining and driving strategic change, specialising in achieving results and realising benefits in large, complex change-resistant organisations. Cindy holds a Masters in Education and majored in Organisational Behaviour.

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