Tag Archives: change management
Posted on27. Dec, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
A shift is occurring in businesses, public and private, around the globe. Employees want more meaning out of their work. For a company to thrive, its people must be viewed as vital “energy” to help the company grow. The 5th most popular post from 2011 takes a look at four outdated business practices that could [...]
Posted on15. Apr, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
I wonder a lot these days where this crazy world is going. If I were to gauge the world by what I hear on the news I’d say we all need a hand basket. That’s where my mind goes on my off-days. But idealism and optimism are strong anchors in my belief and perspective. For [...]
Posted on02. Feb, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
I’m not a big fan of Dilbert. Sure it’s witty. But I think its snarky storyline does nothing but reinforce the disillusionment of employees. I’ll stop here the commentary for risk of making a big deal out of nothing. Despite my dislike for the cartoon, one zinger of a storyline resonates with me. I don’t [...]
Posted on31. Jan, 2011 by Shawn Murphy.
There are signs that the job market is slowly heating up. So, I want to take this moment to share my thoughts on an often broken system after new employees are hire. But first a little context… During the interview process, the hiring manager will sell the value of working for the company. Easier said, [...]
Posted on13. Dec, 2010 by Laura Goodrich.
Laura Goodrich is the author of a business book being published by Berrett-Koehler in February, ” Seeing Red Cars—Driving Yourself, Your Team, and Your Organization to a Positive Future.” The book is based on the successful film by the same name and her newest film has just been released: “Shifting Years—Leverage the Power of Generations.” [...]
Posted on26. Oct, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
Leading people through change places a unique demand on managers. It’s possibly one of the biggest challenges to lean into and cause results. Leading change requires leaders to focus on the tangibles of what’s changing and the people impacts – the intangibles. For managers and executives who have successfully led change in their business, one [...]
Posted on16. Oct, 2010 by Shawn Murphy.
After a recent trip to Disney World, I identified eight business actions Disney does extremely well that can help a manager cause change within the business. This is Part 2 of a multi-blog series that explores audacious ideas to defy the “here we go again” employee responses associated with change. In Part 1 I proclaimed [...]