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We Care About Blue Ridge Community Farm

LaMarsh Global couldn’t be more excited to continue our We Care initiative in 2017 by supporting Blue Ridge Community Farm, a 245-acre working farm that supports children and adults with special needs.

This 501(c)(3) organization located in Central Illinois hosts educational field trips for special education and life skills classes. Importantly, trips are provided…

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Building a Change Capable Organization

Executive Summary

Building internal change capability is key to sustained business success and growth. One of our recent business services clients needed an internal network of champions to support the company’s impending foundational change, one that included an updated partnership and new, customized special arrangements with a key buyer. The service…

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Developing a Change Management Center of Excellence

Executive Summary

How do you continue to keep pace with new developments in change management thought leadership, help employees thrive in their roles as Change Agents, and enable continuous transfer of knowledge? One of our clients recognized that cracking this question was the key to creating competitive advantages and knew that builidng real change management capability could…

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Teaching Leaders How to Change with Managed Change™

Executive Summary

Change happens. On all fronts, organizations and leaders are challenged to step up and set the pace for their teams. They need to be able to inspire, communicate, and make sound decisions. One of our clients began to realize that without process to this important work, things were getting really confusing. After some unfortunate…

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Shaw Communications: Take the Long View

Executive Summary

Shaw Communications, a leading Canadian telecommunications company was faced with a challenge. Well financed, with highly skilled technical staff, the organization struggled with the launch of new programs. The changes that employees needed to make were hard to implement and sustain. So, Leadership sought out consultants to diagnosis…

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10 Steps That Will Improve Your ROI of Change Management Calculation

EXPLORING THE VALUE OF CHANGE MANAGEMENT & ROI: PART 3

Remember our suggestion to focus less on ROI and more on RESULTS (R)? In the article, we explored the hard and soft data points required to do a solid and trusted ROI calculation. In general, the key to an accurate estimate…

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4 Questions to Answer When Factoring Change Management into Return On Investment (ROI)

EXPLORING THE VALUE OF CHANGE MANAGEMENT & ROI: PART 1

Leaders regularly find themselves in the position of Sponsor for significant changes happening in their organizations. It is the Sponsor’s job to provide the project team with the leadership, support and resources they need to successfully manage all aspects of each…

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How Can the Implementation of a Defined and Well-Communicated Strategic Change Fail?

Senior leaders often define enterprise change from a strategic perspective. Too few executive-level Sponsors appreciate that as change is cascaded through the organization it has to be translated into the language of the impacted employees to successfully answer the questions: “What does this mean for me?”,“How does this change impact…

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Sponsor’s Guide to Change Management

LaMarsh Global is proud to announce the release of another free change management resource — the Sponsor’s Guide to Change Management.

If you are a change management practitioner, you have many resources to help you understand and apply your role. This resource is not one of them. This free…

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4 Ways Smart Employers Build Acceptance for Healthcare Changes

As a means to attract and retain top talent, many employers try to provide a competitive healthcare benefits package for employees and their families. Unfortunately, the ability to provide sustainable plans is threatened due to the high cost of healthcare for most employers.

According to the National Coalition on Healthcare, in…

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Exactly What is Change Management?

We at LaMarsh Global still get the question, “Exactly what is change management?” a lot. Our first reaction is to determine how to answer the question.

As change management thought leaders, we know what change management is, but the initial answer has to be gauged to the level of detail needed…

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6 Ways to Break Down the Multi-Generation Desired State | Free Download

We know where we need to go, but how do we get there? Should I eat the whole elephant at once?

Making successful change within the healthcare environment often produces a complex, resource-intensive Desired State that will take months, if not years, to achieve. For the people impacted by change, it…

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3 Major Change Management Trends: Exploring the Year Ahead | Managed Change™ Insights

We at LaMarsh Global are not great believers in predicting the future. We’ve learned our lesson over and over and know few of us can predict what is to come. However, the change management thought leaders at LaMarsh Global do have some idea of the immediate future. The year…

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5 Core Functions of a Change Management Center of Excellence

Care and feeding of your change management competency with a Change Management Center of Excellence

You have made the first important decision – applying a disciplined approach to the way in which change will happen. You have documented that approach, sent your practitioners for training and are starting to use this…

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When Beliefs and Behaviors are Challenged by Change | Managed Change™ Insights

There is a great deal of talk among change management practitioners about the need to address culture in change.

Indeed, many changes are titled as culture change, even though they may involve much more than culture. It is a bow to the recognition that the culture is going to have to…

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Engaging Physicians in the Change Process

Over the past ten years, I have had many opportunities to assist fellow clinicians in making the transition to an Electronic Health Record (EHR). And prior to that, I helped nurses, doctors and other clinicians implement countless changes throughout the healthcare system.

Being a clinician myself, I have great insight into…

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5 Tips for Connecting with the New Health Care Consumer

Changing how we connect with the new healthcare consumer

I have been working in the healthcare field for more than thirty years and have seen a lot of change.  Early on in my experience, we were all focused on the day to day clinical care of patients; and although we weren’t…

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Change and Change Management

 Change was once a discrete event with a beginning, middle, and end. At the end things got back to “normal.”

Today, change is a constant; multiple changes happen simultaneously with no “normal” in sight. Change can carry companies and their employees toward a successful future, or into a limbo of change…

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