• February 1, 2019

Managing Change

Managing Change

480 335 Yasmin Aslam

Managing Change

“The Only Thing That Is Constant Is Change” – Heraclitus

As we brace ourselves for Brexit and whichever side of the fence you sit on, leave or remain, one fact remains – “The only thing that is constant is change”.  Every organisation needs to constantly adapt and change to its environment if it is to survive and any transformation project will require a strong plan to manage the complexities successfully.

Dr Mary Lippitt created and copyrighted a brilliantly clear and visual framework (below) which is as relevant today as it was when it was first published (1987).  It shows 5 key elements of a change process and what the outcome can be if any of these; vision, skills, incentives, resources, action plan, are missing.


Vision – does the vision inspire current and new stakeholders?

Skills – Do your staff need additional skills training and development to facilitate the change or do you need to hire new skills?

Incentives – Do you have the necessary incentives and measurements in place?

Resources – Do you need additional technology or people?

Action Plan – Does the strategic plan provide a clear and realistic road map for the next 3 – 5 years?

If your organisation is going through a change process, we have excellent quality candidates with experience of driving organisations through change in all sectors, public, not for profit and from commercial organisations.  If you would like further information, contact one of our specialist consultants on 0203 824 7100, email info@robertsonbell.co.uk, or send a message via our website

Source:  https://www.scoop.it/t/educational-technology-by-mr-vargas-teacher/p/4007537124/2013/09/12/managing-complex-change-dr-mary-lippit

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