Impact of Change on People

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IT Management | Change Management | | The Impact of Change on People | | Shabnam Shakiliyeva | 4/20/2012 | | Content Introduction ...........................................................................................3 1. The impact of change on people...................................................3 2. Transition Leadership...................................................................4 3. How To Manage People Through Change...................................5 Conclusion .............................................................................................6 References ..............................................................................................7 Introduction In…show more content…
Therefore, successful change management begins with an effective leader who can respond to and lead the transformation challenge by creating new systems to drive the renewal process. How to Manage People through Change When incorporating change in an organization, it is useful for transition leaders to understand how change impacts people and how to minimize the negative reactions to change. All successful change initiatives follow a similar pattern or sequence. The first step consists of “unfreezing” the current way of doing things. This is the phase in the project where the burning platform for change is realized and the vision for a new way of operating is created. The second phase of change begins when it is time to begin energizing the workforce by involving more and more people in the change process so as to begin building ownership over the final outcome. This is also the point where it is critical to identify and secure early project wins. Ensuring that the right resources are provided for achieving early milestones will ensure that the project is perceived as a success. The third phase of the change process consists of building the infrastructure (i.e., job and organization designs) required to make the change successful. For example, if the technology changes are intended to automate processes that were previously done manually, changes to job
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