Gartner Blog Network

Category: 'organizational-change' Blog Posts

from the Gartner Blog Network

Avoid Change Fatigue in Digital Business Transformation

by Elise Olding  |  July 23, 2014

Too much change. I hear it from clients and conference attendees. It’s causing change fatigue. Change fatigue is characterized by an inertia or paralysis in the organization that affects each...

Read more »

One Sure Fire Way to Make A Change Effort Fail - Appoint a Change Agent Leader

by Elise Olding  |  July 15, 2014

It all starts innocently enough. Senior executives have formulated a new strategy, now they need to move that vision to the execution phase. It starts with appointing (aka coercing) an...

Read more »

Employee Adoption Starts with Leadership Empathy

by Elise Olding  |  May 27, 2014

Here’s the scenario… The leadership team at R#*3P Enterprises has been locked in strategy meetings for months, creating a new vision and direction. There have been a lot of heated...

Read more »

Can Government Change?

by Elise Olding  |  May 1, 2014

Whenever I am visiting government clients, a common theme emerges -  that it's harder to make changes in the public sector vs. the private sector. That's one myth I'd like...

Read more »

Change Resistance is a Myth!

by Elise Olding  |  April 9, 2014

Yes, that’s right! I believe change resistance is a myth. It’s an easy way for those leading change to blame the organization for not changing. I’m going to suggest that...

Read more »

Introducing BPM Shift – BPM is Dead, Long Live Big Change!

by Elise Olding  |  April 2, 2014

At Gartner we believe that BPM practices as we know them won’t cut it in the future. Tinkering for efficiency has run its course. Digitalization and the Internet of Things (IoT) are just...

Read more »

Distractions: The Next Stop for BPM

by Elise Olding  |  December 10, 2013

For decades process improvement has focused on efficiency. The thing about efficiency is it is finite. What's next? I think identifying and removing distractions. In a digital world, the process...

Read more »

Is Using Jargon Hindering Your Communication?

by Elise Olding  |  November 21, 2013

A big barrier to communication is using language that you are familiar with but may not mean anything to your intended audience. It’s easy to fall into this trap, whether...

Read more »

Brain Awareness Will Be Essential to the Enterprise of the Future

by Elise Olding  |  October 3, 2013

Would you be OK with your neurologist surfing the Internet and responding to email while doing surgery on your brain? So why is that behavior the norm in important executive...

Read more »

Move to the “3D Employee” and Embrace Well-being

by Elise Olding  |  June 26, 2013

There’s an abundance of chatter these days about employee engagement. It has become the “fix” for many of the ills identified in our workplaces. I would propose that this view...

Read more »