Either change or become irrelevant.
In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing business environment, organizations are faced with numerous challenges that require them to adapt quickly. Every decision an organization makes can have a ripple effect on various aspects of the company. Therefore, one of the challenges is dealing with secondary changes that occur after an initial change has been made. These secondary changes can affect various aspects of the organization, including its external environment, people, the organizational structure, the internal culture, and systems.
In this presentation, we will explore how changes in one area of an organization can affect the secondary drivers of change. For example, a shift in organizational structure, such as a merger or acquisition, can trigger changes in the internal environment, culture, and systems. It can also impact the people within the organization, leading to changes in employee morale, job responsibilities, and even leadership.
Similarly, changes in the external environment, such as new regulations or shifts in consumer behavior, can trigger secondary changes throughout the organization. These changes can impact on the organizational structure, leading to the creation of new departments or the reorganization of existing ones. They can also affect the internal environment, leading to changes in the company’s culture, values, and norms.
By understanding the ripple effect of change and its impact on the elements of the secondary drivers of change, organizations can adapt more quickly to changing circumstances and stay ahead of the competition. This presentation will provide valuable insights and practical strategies for managing change and leveraging it to drive success.
About Craig A. Stevens
Craig A. Stevens is known as the Change tor-Mentor (www.e-WBS.com) because of his passion for helping others master all things change and the “Flags of America Artist” (www.CraigAStevens.com) for his art that lifts up heroes who gave their lives protecting others. He has written many papers and several books on excellent change management (Amazon.com: Craig A. Stevens: Books, Biography, Blog, Audiobooks, Kindle).
As an educator, he teaches graduate level classes in Project Management and Optimization for CASRE/ISE/UTK. He also trains using corporate workshops in Change Management, Agile and Traditional Project Management, Lean Six Sigma, Customer Service for Westbrook Stevens LLC, Agile Brains Consulting, and courses through VMEdu (ScrumStudy, 6sigmaStudy, SMStudy). Over the years he has taught for the American Management Association International (AMAI), NASA, Padgett Thompson, and graduate and undergraduate classes and workshops for Vanderbilt, Belmont University, Trevecca, and others.
Craig has been a consultant for over 100 different organizations such as SAIC, TVA, US DOD, US DOE, NASA, Lockheed Martin, Westinghouse, DuPont, and others. Craig has worked in every layer of an organization and in several industries (Healthcare, Agriculture, Government, Manufacturing, Hospitality, Scientific Research, Energy, Real Estate Investing and Construction, Waste Management and Environmental Restoration, and Not-For-Profits). He also worked as a senior project manager in the PMO for a major healthcare organization where he implemented both BA and PM best practices. He was the Manager for the Process Improvement Program for HCA Physician Services, where his team developed the CPI/Lean/Six Sigma program for roughly 800 practices.