Change Management Blog

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

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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.

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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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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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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What Makes People Impacted by Change Feel Like Partners in the Change Process? | Video Transcript

You call the people who are going to be impacted by the change “targets”? If you’ve worked with us before, you know that we do that. And that we do that very deliberately, and as I’ve explained to many of you, very provocatively.   And the reason is because that’s how…

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What Makes People Impacted by Change Feel Like Partners in the Change Process? | Video

MANAGED CHANGE™ MINUTES EPISODE 10

In our tenth installment, Jeanenne talks more about Targets of change.

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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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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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What is LaMarsh Global?

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

We Care About Veterans: LaMarsh Global Kicks Off 2015 Committed to Community Campaign

 

LaMarsh Global’s first annual, yearlong specific Committed to Community Campaign is We Care About Veterans.

The efforts officially kick-off with Managed Change™ Agent Certification for Veterans, a customized change management learning event on March 16 and 17 in Washington D.C. that will help military…

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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 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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Turning Data Into Useful Change Management Information | Video Transcript

Turning the data into information is the critical part of good change management. If you are familiar with Managed Change™, you know that what we’ve done is we’ve identified the major sources, or potential sources, of resistance, and we have provided you with tools and processes for collecting…

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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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