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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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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 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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Turning Data Into Useful Change Management Information | Video

MANAGED CHANGE™ MINUTES EPISODE 8

Jeanenne talks about using data to accurately identify potential source of resistance to change.

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Manufacturing Desired State Assessment | Free Download

Rolling out Corporate Led Initiatives as One-Size-Fits-All — I’m Sorry, What Did You Say? I said:  It’s Different Out Here – Can Anybody Hear Me?

Making successful change in larger, complex organizations requires an understanding of their different environments. Too often, enterprise-led changes are designed from the enterprise view of…

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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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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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Changing the Way Change Happens | Video Transcript

Forty years is a long time to be thinking about managing change well and in those forty years, I have seen a great deal of change in how organizations look at change management.

And I’m smiling as I think about it because it’s been an incredibly satisfying journey to watch what’s…

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Change Agent’s Guide to Change Management | Free Download

So much is being written today about the tools to use in a well-managed change. But tools are only that: the forms and formats to gather data and build plans. Those tools are used in a process of managing change. That process is the core of a well-managed change.

This…

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Changing the Way Change Happens | Video

MANAGED CHANGE™ MINUTES EPISODE 6

In our sixth installment, Jeanenne LaMarsh explains what to do when organizations have an appetite for change management and provides more insight into building organizational change management capability.

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What To Do When The Change Agent Is At Risk | Video Transcript

We’ve been able, as you have, to do a good job of defining what does a change agent do, but it’s also important for us to recognize this is actually a high-risk assignment. Your career, and the success of the change, is highly dependent on your ability to be a…

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What To Do When The Change Agent Is At Risk | Video

MANAGED CHANGE™ MINUTES EPISODE 5

The role and responsibilities of change agents create risk. In episode 5, Jeanenne shares two must-do tips for successful change management that work to mitigate this risk and bring good change to the organizations we serve.

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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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