Change Management Training

By | November 1, 2017

The adage, Change the only constant’ is true since most people resist change. They prefer to live their lives, professional or personal, dictated by a routine. Even a slight change in their routines is not appreciated. Similarly, if changes for betterment of a company are proposed, many employees resent those changes. This holds true especially with long term employees of an organization. It is human nature to choose a stable and predictable environment where all change seems unnatural. Though change is inevitable, people fear it because of:

1) Their incapability to understand change and its implications

2) Their belief that change is irrelevant and inappropriate

3) Their difficulty in coping with the level and pace of work after the change

4)Their unfounded notion that change is a temporary phase

5) Their perspective that their superiors regard them as incompetent, hence instituting change

6) A lack of authority or control

7) A lack of faith in their ability to learn new skills

8) The feeling of too much happening too soon

9) The staff’s aversion to some managers/superiors and total distrust in them

10) Job insecurity

11) A compromise on their salary

12) The feeling that this would impinge on their family time

13) The belief that the organization does not require the much-needed extra effort

14) The fear that in accepting change one may prove to be unfaithful to the traditional way of working

15) The fear that any change would highlight the weakness of employees in the new environment

16) Being burdened with more responsibilities, irrespective of the current workload

17) The ill-feeling which would result from a senior staff member reporting to managers or superiors younger to them

18) Mistrust amongst managers and employees

19) Reluctance to use new technology to simplify work processes

20) Resistance from unions who harbor ulterior motives

21) A lack of proper communication channels between the management and employees. Very few, if any, companies are immune from change these days. Sometimes the change is organic and people hardly notice it happening. 

More often, however, change is initiated because businesses have to respond to external pressures and constraints as well as internal ones. 

Most companies are either preparing for change, in the middle of managing change or just simply having a hard time recovering from some previous change. Wherever you are with managing change helping your people is essential. Most change programmes fail because nobody looks at the emotional fallout and the effect on people’s lives. How much change we have or whether change is good or bad for us is irrelevant; far more important is Change Management, how we deal with and cope with change. Good Change Management needs key people within your organisation to develop the skill and insight that will make a difference to the way things happen around them. In order to manage change in others you need first to examine how you got to be who you are, define your communication resources and investigate your personal beliefs and values.  This Change Management Programme covers the effect of rules, assumptions, and patterns, the roles people play and conflicting ways of thinking and perceiving. 

Courses: 1) Change Management Foundation 2) Change Mangement Foundation & Practitioner 3) Change Management Practitioner

 

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Product Description

Developing the Leader Within You is Dr. Maxwell’s first and most enduring leadership book, having sold more than one million copies. In this Christian Leaders Series edition of this Maxwell classic, you will discover the biblical foundation for leadership that John Maxwell has used as a pastor and business leader for more than forty years. These same principles and practices are available for everyday leaders in every walk of life. It is a lofty calling to lead a group—a family, a church, a nonprofi t, a business—and the timeless principles in this book will bring positive change in your life and in the lives of those around you.

You will learn:

The True Definition of Leader. “Leadership is influence. That’s it. Nothing more; nothing less.”

The Traits of Leadership. “Leadership is not an exclusive club for those who were ‘born with it.’ The traits that are the raw materials of leadership can be acquired. Link them up with desire, and nothing can keep you from becoming a leader.”

The Difference Between Management and Leadership. “Making sure the work is done by others is the accomplishment of a manager. Inspiring others to do better work is the accomplishment of a leader.”

God has called every believer to influence others, to be salt and light. Developing the Leader Within You will equip you to improve your leadership and inspire others.

Amazon.com Review
Few of us are natural-born leaders, according to John C. Maxwell, author of Developing the Leader Within You. Fortunately though, "the traits that are the raw material of leadership can be acquired," he promises. "Link them up with desire and nothing can keep you from becoming a leader. This book will supply the leadership principles. You must supply the desire." True to his words, Maxwell offers a detailed and inspiring primer on becoming a leader. Even the Table of Contents reads like a motivational poster.

Maxwell (The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader), who is the founder of INJOY, a Christian-based leadership program, debunks the myth that strong leaders must have big egos and spend all their time harnessing personal power. Instead, he elevates leadership to a spiritual act of service: "The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership." Maxwell relies on real-life anecdotes, short paragraphs, charts, and numerous lists to make his wisdom accessible. As a result, his writing often seems simplistic, with a self-help tone. Nonetheless, in teaching readers how to bring out the best in themselves as well as others, Maxwell offers a worthwhile life lesson that extends far beyond the workplace. --Gail Hudson

Product Description

Developing the Leader Within You is Dr. Maxwell’s first and most enduring leadership book, having sold more than one million copies. In this Christian Leaders Series edition of this Maxwell classic, you will discover the biblical foundation for leadership that John Maxwell has used as a pastor and business leader for more than forty years. These same principles and practices are available for everyday leaders in every walk of life. It is a lofty calling to lead a group—a family, a church, a nonprofi t, a business—and the timeless principles in this book will bring positive change in your life and in the lives of those around you.

You will learn:

The True Definition of Leader. “Leadership is influence. That’s it. Nothing more; nothing less.”

The Traits of Leadership. “Leadership is not an exclusive club for those who were ‘born with it.’ The traits that are the raw materials of leadership can be acquired. Link them up with desire, and nothing can keep you from becoming a leader.”

The Difference Between Management and Leadership. “Making sure the work is done by others is the accomplishment of a manager. Inspiring others to do better work is the accomplishment of a leader.”

God has called every believer to influence others, to be salt and light. Developing the Leader Within You will equip you to improve your leadership and inspire others.

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