LaMarsh Global’s official blog, where change management thought leaders make the case for successful change.

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Avoid Cultural Faux Pas and Complete a Culture Impact Check

Traveling internationally for the past few weeks, I am reminded of the impact culture has on our ability to effectively lead and implement changes throughout our organizations. As much as the world continues to become homogenous at an alarming speed and many people and cultures try to emulate the West,…

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Where Do You Get Your Information About Resistance? | Video

MANAGED CHANGE™ MINUTES EPISODE 12

Mitigating resistance from people in the organization is an important part of successful change management and something that’s often overlooked.

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What is the LaMarsh Global Approach?

CEO Rick Rothermel explains the LaMarsh Global change management approach and talks more specifically about the Managed Change™ Model & Methodology.

10 Strategies for Change Management Professional Development

Last week I attended Change Management 2017, the annual professional development conference organized by the Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP). It was a great event attended by more than a thousand practitioners.  It was extremely well done and beneficial to all who attended. Participating in the event reminded…

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Don’t Get Distracted by the Role of Leadership in Change | Video Transcript

While no one who understands change management, least of all LaMarsh Global, would deny the important role that leaders play in change, there is a danger in over-valuing that role.

We have been seeing a lot of articles in business magazines and blogs creating the case for good sponsorship on the…

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Don’t Get Distracted by the Role of Leadership in Change | Video

MANAGED CHANGE™ MINUTES EPISODE 11

CEO Rick Rothermel explains how establishing good Sponsors is only one part of successful change management.

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How Do We Establish Good Sponsorship?

To train or not to train? Is this the only question?

The discipline of change management has become more and more recognized as a business critical competency. As a result, LaMarsh Global thought leaders are asked to train larger numbers of employees to be Change Agents. A well-designed and executed organization-wide…

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Sharing the Best Ways to Address Culture in a Change

The fast pace of change and the volume of changes happening in organizations today make it very challenging to pay attention to culture, an essential element of the change process. Join our efforts to identify and share best practices to manage the impact of culture on change.

More and more, our LaMarsh…

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What is LaMarsh Global?

Watch CEO Rick Rothermel talk about successful change management with LaMarsh Global…

R = Qs x A… But Who Decides the Solution is a Quality One? | Video Transcript

We at LaMarsh Global have learned over the years that a successful change requires really two key ingredients: the right solution and the adoption of that solution by the target populations.

We used to say that change management kicks in after that solution is chosen – but that’s not true. The…

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R = Qs x A… But Who Decides the Solution is a Quality One? | Video

MANAGED CHANGE™ MINUTES EPISODE 9

LaMarsh Global provides the expertise to clearly reach desired outcomes. In Episode 9, Rick continues his discussion of  change management and more specifically, what it takes to identify successful change solutions.

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6 Ways to Articulate the Case for Change | Rick’s Reflections

The New Year is always a time of excitement and anticipation. It’s both the time to celebrate what we accomplished the year before and an opportunity for a fresh start as we launch into 2015.

Overall, we must take advantage of the chance to strategize and plan better as we are…

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When the Business and IT Can’t Get Together on a Change | Video Transcript

A large number of you are providing change management support to large-scale system changes: major overhauls of the basic technology that supports the business or the installation of an enterprise resource planning system.  This is going to result in a fundamental restructuring of the way your company does business.

It’s logical…

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Changing the Way Change Happens… and Sustaining Your Edge in an Ever Changing Global Society | Rick’s Reflections

Twenty years ago, Jeanenne LaMarsh wrote a seminal book on change management and the need for individuals and organizations to pay attention to the way in which they engage in the change process.

Changing the Way We Change has been distributed around the world, published in multiple…

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When the Business and IT Can’t Get Together on a Change | Video

MANAGED CHANGE™ MINUTES EPISODE 7

In this episode, Rick provides advice for unifying organizational business units during complex change initiatives.

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We Care About Feeding America | Rick’s Reflections

Join us in our commitment to contribute $10,000 to Feeding America with our own virtual food drive.

LaMarsh Global has pledged $5,000 and is challenging our family, friends, neighbors, colleagues and clients to match our donation. Each dollar contributed will provide ten meals to families in need across America. By leveraging…

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Should You Call It Change Management? | Video Transcript

Well, why not? After many years of struggling to become a recognized profession, change management is now clearly recognized and accepted as an important element of any major change initiative. We who are in this profession should be proud.  So why would I raise the question of what we could…

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Should You Call It Change Management? | Video

MANAGED CHANGE™ MINUTES EPISODE 4

In our fourth episode, Rick returns to talk about what exactly it is that we do and a different way of labeling change management as a profession.

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Rick’s Reflections | When the Sponsor Has an Identity Crisis

Over the past few months, an incredible team of employees has been working to refresh the LaMarsh Global website and turn it into a fresh, innovative digital change management information and resource center.  I’m so proud of the work that has been done.

From the start, I knew I would be…

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Rick’s Reflections | 6 Guidelines to Determine Change Management Scalability

How much change management do I need?

Over the past few years, I’ve observed a number of new tools, techniques and strategies that change management thought leaders have introduced to reinforce the effective applications that demonstrate the real value of well-managed change. These actions are not just prompted by great new…

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