Category Archives for Change Management

Contingency Planning

Contingency Planning arises from the fact that exposure to risk in business is unavoidable. In business, risk can be defined as a threat that might prevent the business or organization from hitting its objectives. The purpose of contingency planning is thus to create planned responses to events that might adversely impact an organization. What happens […]

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The DICE Framework

Want a simple yet objective way to measure the likely success of a project or change initiative? If you answered yes to that question then the DICE Framework, developed by the Boston Consulting Group, may be just what you need. In the past 50 years thousands of books have been written about change management. This […]

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The Change Equation

Need a handy way to focus your team or an individual on what needs to be done to make change happen? They you might want to consider The Change Equation, a simple yet powerful mechanism for understanding the drivers of change, developed by Richard Beckhard and David Gleicher. The model is shown below: Four factors […]

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Deming’s 14 Points

We’ve previously looked at the Deming Cycle (Plan, Do, Check, Act) for continuous improvement proposed by W. Edwards Deming. Deming also offered 14 principles for the transformation of American business. Deming’s 14 Points can apply at any level within any organization – from a small organization to a large company, or even a business unit […]

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