What is Change Management?

And why is it something every business should know about?

Nikki Waterson
Change Management


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According to Delta Mash Change Management Agency’s blog ‘Thinking of a Career in Change Management’, Change management refers to:

“the art and science of how people respond and adapt to change within organisations.”

This process is so vital in our corporate world today can be attributed mainly to technology and globalisation. Both factors have significantly increased the speed at which we do business and consequently increased the need for quick adaptation and flexibility on all levels.

When change fails

There are several reasons as to why change projects may fail:

  1. Lack of planning
  2. Lack of communication
  3. Lack of training
  4. Resistance or no motivation

By unsuccessfully attempting to work through any of these difficulties, the change project can fail. So what does one do if their company is making changes?

What can you do to ensure that the process is successful?

One of the most critical aspects of change management is communication. Communicating even minute details of any changes…