OrgMapper | Insights is back with a new video, in which, Hiske den Boer, Director at OrgMapper, talks about organizational culture change and its effects on the established social arrangements for doing work.
"Change often strikes a chord of fear in an organization" wrote The Business Journals' Kathy Close in her recent article titled 'Why a formal game plan is critical for change management initiatives'. Change can indeed seem daunting. But is it really change itself that people are afraid of, or rather the uncertainty it brings?
OrgMapper | Insights is back with a new video, in which Hiske den Boer, Business Unit Director of OrgMapper, talks about employee resistance to change and how it can be overcome by involving employees in the change process from an early stage.
The Harvard Business Review (HBR) has recently published an article that really resonated with what we at OrgMapper believe in, as it focused on how "leadership development and change management tend to be top priorities for many organizations." But then again, we all know that over two thirds of all change initiatives fail (approx. 70%). It's somewhat of a Catch-22 situation, because even though more and more organizations are putting greater emphasis on change management, they are still falling short.
We hope you managed to dig yourself out from under the virtual pile of emails amassed over the holidays, and are now ready to take on the challenges of 2016. If so, let's start by learning how the network approach can make your organization more effective and efficient in the New Year.
On December 1, we were joined by change management's #1 Twitter Key Opinion Leader, Mike Lehr, and attendees from all around the world to discuss how hidden influencers can drive culture change in an organization. In case you were unable to attend, you can rest easy now, we have compiled the key learning points of the hour-long webinar.
"As a manager, you may have the power to change your organization's policies with the stroke of a pen. And you may have the ability to hire, fire, promote and demote people with relatively little effort.
Three weeks ago, in collaboration with Diktio Labs, we published an article identifying the top key opinion leaders in change management on Twitter. Mike Lehr was named #1 KOL, and now we are delighted to announce that he will be the guest speaker at our upcoming Change Management webinar.
It is our pleasure to announce the appointment of Hiske den Boer as Director of our OrgMapper business line. Hiske is joining us to oversee service delivery, as well as business- and product development related to organizational network analysis.