How Can Change Management Really Produce Change?

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By Steven E. Sacks
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Lately I have been in conversations on the topic of change management. There is no one right definition because consultants can view this concept in slightly altered ways. Besides, one person’s view of change can be another’s view of slight modification. Either way, there needs to be preparation from the firm, team and individual levels.

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On a visceral level, change management is a mindset of how to prepare, equip and support people so they can successfully adopt change to drive organizational success and the resulting outcomes. If you peel away the layer of consultant-speak, it is really about how to influence people to change their behavior from “in the moment” to “future thinking.”