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Managing Change in Organizations
Develop Your Employees for Business Transformation
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About the book
You don't have to be a change manager to be managing change. Written for managers, HR and OD professionals, this practical guide tells you everything you need to know to support effective business transformation.
Managing Change in Organizations provides practical tips and examples on how to manage the people side of change as well as advice on how to engage staff and support them during times of business flux and uncertainty. There is also expert advice on how to ensure that all change activity in the company is aligned with the overall business goals whether this affects people, practices or processes.
There is also expert guidance for HR, OD and management professionals on how to manage staff expectations, communicate change effectively and prioritize wellbeing during times of change. It includes practical tools which explain how to develop everyday activities to support the workforce through noticing, checking-in and navigating. Informed by the author's experience with both public and private sector organizations. This book is crucial reading for all HR and OD professionals as well as line managers needing to manage change in their organizations.
About the authors
Tony Nicholls is a Principal Consultant with Mayvin Ltd, a Leadership, Organization Design and Organization Development consultancy working globally across the private, public and third sectors. His private sector clients have included Zurich and Close Brothers and for the public sector, he works across the UK Civil Service and with Local Government organisations. Based in Wilmslow, UK, he is also the faculty lead for the UK Civil Service Organisation Design and Development capability development programmes. Prior to his role with Mayvin Ltd, he has held senior HR and OD roles at The Co-Operative Bank and Capital One, Europe.
- This book really drew me in. It goes deep into the theory but also translates it into practice. This focus on management asks us to move away from practices that reinforce hierarchies and hero leaders coming to the rescue.
- CEO Retail at Close Brothers, Chair of the UK Finance and Leasing Association