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.
Organizations are changing drastically in the context of digital business models and automation. This means we need to look at them differently now, and good old orgcharts no longer help us – in fact, they do more harm than good. What is the emerging alternative? One is network analytics and visualization, and here is the essential brief.
Business agility means how a company adapts to a changing competitive landscape. To be agile in 2016, it is not enough to clearly predict the future, move fast, and execute plans well. What will contribute to success is including the emotional elements.
You already know that with OrgMapper | INFLUENCE you can identify your most motivated and capable influential employees; those best fitted to take on the roles of change agents and accelerate your change management initiatives. By now you are also aware of the most suitable organizational scenarios you can deploy these influencers in. However, one question remains as you are about to embark on a new change or development program: how do you incorporate your influencers into your strategies?
Influencer marketing, in which focus is placed on specific key individuals rather than the target market as a whole, has shown the business world how brands and companies can shape the opinions and behaviors of the masses with the help of the right person/people. Change management professionals have long realized that this approach can be applied successfully in organizational settings as well, and thus have been using so called 'change agents' to aid their internal development plans. What they have been struggling with, however, is finding the right people for the roles of change agents.
After four amazing days, 11,225 miles traveled and some serious jet lag, Team OrgMapper wants to thank everyone at ACMP Change Management 2016 in Dallas. This year's conference was the 6th edition of the annual gathering, welcoming 22 exhibitors and over 1,100 change management professionals, and we were delighted to meet hundreds of them at our booth.
In two weeks' time the OrgMapper team will be en route to Dallas, to participate at the ACMP Change Management Conference as Silver Sponsors.
Former British Prime Minister, Benjamin Disraeli, once said: "Change is inevitable. Change is constant.", and he couldn't have been more correct. Change, or better yet, managing change has indeed become a crucial component of a successful organization's game plan. Without effective change management practices in place, even the best ones are set for failure.
Network graphs provide a fantastic way to visualize interactions, communications patterns and the flow of information in an organization, but how do you interpret them? This article is to help you find your way in the wilderness of nodes, edges, hubs and bridges.
A little less than a week ago, Internal Communications expert, Mike Klein, published an interesting and inspiring article, discussing the findings of the eight annual edition of Gatehouse's State of the Sector.